Babylonian Talmud


Babylonian Talmud

also called  Talmud Bavli 

      one of two compilations of Jewish religious teachings and commentary that was transmitted orally for centuries prior to its compilation by Jewish scholars in Babylon about the 5th century AD. The other such compilation, produced in Palestine, is called the Palestinian Talmud, or Talmud Yerushalmi. See Talmud (Talmud and Midrash).

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