Origin of TalmudTalmud Classical Hebrew (language) talmud, literally , learning, instruction (akin to Aramaic talmuda) from root lmd: see melamed
the collection of writings constituting the Jewish civil and religious law: it consists of two parts, the Mishna (text) and the Gemara (commentary), but the term is sometimes restricted to the Gemara
The collection of ancient Rabbinic writings consisting of the Mishnah and the Gemara, constituting the basis of religious authority in Orthodox Judaism.
Origin of TalmudMishnaic Hebrew talmûd learning, instruction from Hebrew lāmad to learn lmd
- Tal·mu′dic Tal·mu′di·cal
From Hebrew ×ª×œ×ž×•×“ (talmud, “instruction, learning").
- Even imitation of the style of the Talmud has also been accounted sacrilege.
- The Talmud shows the influence of that law in many points, and may justly be compared to it as a monument of codification based on great principles.
- In the Babylonian Talmud (Babhli) there is no gemara to the smaller tractates of Order r, and to parts of ii., iv., v., vi.
- The Hebrew titles ascribe to him seventy-three psalms; the Septuagint adds some fifteen more; and later opinion, both Jewish p and Christian, claimed for him the authorship of the whole Psalter (so the Talmud, Augustine and others).
- Though he failed to rise to real distinction he earned a place by his criticism of the Talmud among those who prepared the way for the new learning in Judaism.