The Babylonian Talmud

By Translated by Michael L. Rodkinson

Book 10 - Volume 19

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

Table of Contents

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, ArchŠological, 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