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babylonian talmuc A page from the Babylonian Talmud compiled from 200 - 500 CE in the religious academies of Babylon. It consists of 5,894 pages. The text in the center contains discussions of the Mischna, the Oral Law, which provides rules and laws for all aspects of life. Surrounding the text are commentaries written in the 11th - 13th centuries.

The Talmud is the most important work of Jewish learning.


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