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Written Torah Torah she-bichtav
Oral Torah Torah she-ba’al pe
200 CE Yehudah Hanasi (Judah the Patriarch)
Tanna’im in Land of Israel (160-210CE)
Six Sedarim (Seder/Masechet (tractate)/Chapter/Mishnah)
Beraita—tannaitic teachings not included in the Mishna
“Tanu Rabanan” introduces a Beraita
Amora’im—Teachers and sages of period of Gemorah c. 200-500
Babylonia, Full-time academies
63 Tractates (Masechet/Masechtot)
Shas (Shisha Sedarim)
Vilna Shas-37 Volumes https://www.sas.upenn.edu/~jtreat/rs/002/Judaism/talmud.html
The way, the path, Jewish law
sacred tellings and creative stories
What is Talmudic about the Talmud? Neusner