Traditional Jewish literature, especially the nonlegal part of the Talmud.
The book containing the story of the Exodus and the ritual of the Seder, read at the Passover Seder.
Origin of haggadah
Hebrew haggādânarration, tellingfromhiggîdto narrate, tellngd in Semitic roots
The Haggadah gives the most extravagant descriptions of the glory of Adam before his fall.
(Rabbi) Ishmael, is a useful source for old Haggadah (especially on the narrative portions of Exodus), and is interesting for its variant readings of the Canonical Massoretic text.
(f) Shir (" song ") R., or (after the opening words) Aggadath Hazith, a late compilation of haggadah on Canticles, illustrating the allegorical interpretation of the book in reference to the relation between God and Israel (so already in the exegesis of R.
It is known that a great mass of oral tradition was current, and there are a number of early references to written collections, especially of haggadah.
Jewish Midrash falls broadly into two classes: Halaka (q.v.) or Heilakd (walking, way, conduct) and Haggadah (narrative [with a purpose], homily; Aramaic equivalent Aggadah; the incorrect form Agadah rests upon a mistaken etymology).