The Babylonian Talmud

By Translated by Michael L. Rodkinson

Book 10

Table of Contents

Volume I: History of the Talmud

  Title Page
Chapter 1 The Origin of the Name "Talmud." the Samaritans. Antiochus Epiphanes. The Sadducees
Chapter 2 The Development of the Talmud during the Last Century of the Second Temple's Existence (I.E. The First A.C.) Shemaia. Abtalian. Hillel. Shammai. The Princes (Nasis) of Israel. R. Johanan B. Zakkal. Sanhedrin of Jamnia. The Jewish Christians
Chapter 3 He Destruction of the Temple. The Fall of Bethel. The Massacre of the Sages of the Talmud, Till the Writing of the Mishna in the Beginning of the Third Century
Chapter 4 The Third Century. The Arrangement of the Mishnas. The Talmudic Colleges of Palestine and Babylonia.
Chapter 5 The Talmud of Jerusalem, the Talmud of Babylonia, the Character of their Halakha and Hagada, the Dates of their Completion and their Systematization
Chapter 6 The Persecutions of the Talmud in the Persian and Byzantine Empires in the Sixth Century After the Close of the Talmud
Chapter 7 The Eighth Century. The Dominion of the Gaonim. The Opposition of the Karaites. The Establishment of a Sect of That Name
Chapter 8 Islam and Its influence on the Talmud
Chapter 9 The Victory of Karaism over the Spiritual Dominion of the Talmud and the Mind of the Jewish Nation. The Last Gaonim at Sura and Pumbeditha. The Centre of Talmudic Study Transferred from Mesopotamia to Spain, the Scholars of Kairuban. The Period of the Greatest Diffusion of Talmudic Study
Chapter 10 The Spanish Writers. A Brief Survey of their Writings Relating to the Talmud
Chapter 11 The Scholars of Germany and of Northern France, and what they Contributed to the Studies of the Talmud
Chapter 12 The Doctors of France. Authors of the Tosphoth
Chapter 13 Religious Disputes of All Periods
Chapter 14 Reuchlin, Pfefferkorn, and the Talmud in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries
Chapter 15 Polemics with Mussulmans and the Disputes with the Frankists
Chapter 16 The Persecutions of the Seventeenth Century, the Head of Whom Was Johann Andreas Eisenmenger
Chapter 17 The Polemics and the attacks upon the Talmud in the Nineteenth Century
Chapter 18 The Affair of Rholing-Block
Chapter 19 Exilarchs; the Talmud at the Stake and Its Development at the Present Time
  Appendix A.

Nos. 1 to 18 Contains Eighteen Explanatory Notes to the Text

No. 19 Contains an Extract of the Conclusion of Our Review to Dr. Kopf's Book, Mentioned in Text

No. 20 Contains a Translation of a Few Pages of Our Book, "Der Schulchan Aruch Und Seine Beziehungen Zu Den Juden Und Nichtjuden," Concerning the Trial before the "Landesgerichte," at Münster, Dec. 10, 1883, About the Accusation of the Talmud and Schulchan Aruch

No. 21 Letter of the theological Seminary

No. 22 Jewish Encyclopædia

  Appendix B.

Criticism to Chapter VII. (Karaites). The Beliefs of Sadducees, Karaites, and of the Reformed Jews, and also about Resurrection


Volume II: Historical and Literary Introduction to the New Edition of the Talmud

Part I.  
Chapter 1 The Combination of the Gemara, the Sophrim, and the Eshcalath, Also Briefly Noticed about Mishna, tosephta, Mechilta, Siphra and Siphre
Chapter 2 The Five Generations of the Tanaim, With their Characteristics and Biographical Sketches
Chapter 3 The Amoraim or Expounders of the Mishna. The Six Generations of the Amoraim, the Palestinian as well as the Babylonian, and also that of Sura, Pumbaditha and Nahardea, with their Characteristics and Biographical Sketches
Chapter 4 The Classification of Halakha and Hagada in the Contents of the Gemara. Compilation of the Palestinian Talmud and that of the Babylonian and the two Gemaras Compared with each Other
Chapter 5 Apocryphal Appendices to the Talmud and Commentaries. The Necessity for Commentaries Exclusively on the Mishna
  Plate facing page 48: Contents of the Talmud in Hebrew
Chapter 6 Epitomes, Codifications, Manuscripts and Printed Editions of the Talmud. Introductory. Epitomes, Codes, Collections of the Hagadic Portions of the Talmud, Manuscripts, and the both Talmuds in Print
Chapter 7 Translations of the Talmud, the Mishnayoth in many Modern Languages, the Gemara in English, and also the Translation of the Palestinian Talmud
Chapter 8 Bibliography of Modern Works and Monographs on Talmudic Subjects. Hagada, Archæological, Biographical, Chronology and Calendar, Customs, Dialectics, Education, Ethics, Exegesis, Geography and History, Law in General, Judicial Courts, Evidence in Law, Criminal Law, Civil Law, inheritance and Testament, Police Law, Law of Marriage and Divorce, Laws Concerning Slavery, Linguistics, Mathematics, Medicine, Surgery, Natural History and Sciences, Parseeism of the Talmud, Poetry, Proverbs, Psychology, Superstition, and Lectures on the Talmud.
Chapter 9 Why Should Christians feel interested in the Talmud? Collections from Gentiles and Modern Hebrew Scholars. Reasons Why the Talmud Should Be Studied
Chapter 10 Opinions on the Value of the Talmud by Gentiles and Modern Jewish Scholars
Part II.  
Chapter 1 Ethics. Introduction. The Parallels between the Talmudic and the Evangelum Regarding Human Love
Chapter 2 Man as Moral Being, Free-Will, God's Will, the Accountable to God, Etc., Labor, Cardinal Duties in Relation to Fellow-Men, Justice, Truth and Truthfulness, Peacefulness, Charity, Duties Concerning Special Relations, the Conjugal Relations, Parents and Children, Country and Community, and the General Characteristics
Part III. Our Method of the Translation of the New Edition of the Babylonian Talmud
  Plate facing page 100: Page of the Talmud in Hebrew
Part IV. Criticism. Some Remarks about Circumcision in General and to Our New Edition Especially
  Appendix to Chapter II. The Suggestion that Jesus is Mentioned in the Talmud as an Author of a Law which was Practised until it was Changed by Akiba
Part V. The Arrangement and the Names of the Tracts of the Sections of Both Talmuds, With the Synopsis of the Two Sections, Moed and Nezikin