Legends Of The Talmud En Jacob Hebrew Jewish English Translation Glick Better C.

  • $380.00

Explanation: If you are a scholar of religion or a casual student and you desire to know what the Jewish Talmud contains as far as its wisdom, sayings, history,religious outlook, stories, legends, and world view this is the set you need. This is the entire Talmud culled for its sociological and historical/cultural segments ie. the stories and interesting bible exegesis called the Aggadah of the Talmud. Originally, all this material was gathered from the Talmud by a Jewish author of the 15th century, Yaakov ibn Chaviv, in Hebrew/Aramaic which was the original language, and included his commentary called 'En Yaakov' or 'En Jacob' meaning 'Jacobs opinion'(As to the interpretation). It was not until the Jewish scholar of the 20th century, Rabbi S. H. Glick, that this entire book was translated into English. Hence the book still retains the original name 'Ein Yaakov'.

Condition: 5 volumes with the Hebrew opposite the English translation, each volume contains over 200 pages. Not a common set to find. En Jacob Agada (Aggadah) of The Entire Babylonian Talmud by Rabbi Jacob Ibn Chabib. Translation of all the Aggadah 's in the whole of the Talmud. Translated into English by Rabbi S. H. Glick. These books are in phenomenal condition. Pages and covers in above average condition for the set, looks virtually unused. Virtually all sets that you will come across will have worn covers and worse then that... ugly running of the cover page paint onto the pages, none of that here on this set.  Printed from 1916-1921.
The Aggadah are those sections of the Talmud focusing on the stories, legends and interactions between the Pharisees themselves and their sages as a community and between them and the Political authorities of the time.
Whether it was between the Romans, Greeks, or Persians. It is also those parts which deal with the Rabbis exegesis of scripture.
These are fascinating revelations as they transpired between the years 100 B.C. and 400 A.D. which clarifies many facts about an era where information is very scanty. It also may have insinuations about Jesus.
Also called Legends Of The Talmud.

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