[PW] ?PART 2: Ancient Jewish Writings: Seeking English Full Text Translations of Several References?

WOODRUFF, KEVIN kwoodruff3540 at bryan.edu
Tue May 22 10:17:06 PDT 2018


Sha'ar *Erkhei ha-Kinnuyim*

On Tue, May 22, 2018 at 1:11 PM, WOODRUFF, KEVIN <kwoodruff3540 at bryan.edu>
wrote:

> Babli is the Babylonian Talmud
>
> References to pages in the Talmud are always by leaf number, with an "a"
> or "b" added to distinguish between the recto and verso: e.g.: Eruvin 22b;
> Makkot 8a. Whenever you encounter this method of citation, with just a
> tractate name, a number and an "a" or "b", you can be certain that the
> reference is to the Babylonian Talmud.
>
> Kevin
>
> On Tue, May 22, 2018 at 12:08 PM, Donna Halper <dlh at donnahalper.com>
> wrote:
>
>> On 5/22/2018 11:41 AM, Sam Shipley wrote:
>>
>>> Thank you to anyone who can help to clarify the additional references
>>> below.
>>>
>>> My patron who is doing some research in ancient Jewish writings has a
>>> few more references he would like to track down. He needs leads to English
>>> full text sources of the references specified in the Jewish writings listed
>>> below:
>>>
>>> *Babli 9a
>>>
>>
>> Also spelled Bavli.  This refers to a volume of the Babylonian Talmud
>> (these volumes are rabbinic commentaries on the Hebrew Bible).  I recommend
>> the Adin Steinsaltz translation, which is relatively easy to understand.
>>
>> you wrote--
>>
>>>
>>> *{Erk-ha-Kinnuyim, s. v.] I"UDn; see vol I, p.385
>>>
>>
>> Perhaps Erkhei ha-Kinnuyim, which is (I think) a Kabbalah source written
>> by Moses Ben Mordechai Zacuto  (he was a scholar from the 1600s, who was
>> deeply involved in Jewish mysticism).
>>
>> you wrote--
>>
>>>
>>> *Zohar 1, 75 (The copies of the Zohar my patron has are not divided up
>>> this way.)
>>>
>>
>> There are many translations of the Zohar.  This is perhaps the key text
>> of Jewish mysticism.  Not sure which one your patron has.  This one is on
>> line, so perhaps your patron can find the verses he or she is seeking.
>>
>> you wrote--
>>
>>>
>>> *Shu'aib, Noah (end)  (Possibly a Muslim source?)
>>>
>>  Yes, Shu'aib was a Muslim scholar, and I believe this source refers to
>> his telling of Noah's Ark.
>>
>> --
>> Donna L. Halper, PhD
>> Associate Professor of Communication & Media Studies
>> Lesley University, Cambridge MA
>>
>>
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*Kevin W. Woodruff, M.Div., M.S.I.S. *
Special Collections and Special Projects Librarian/Instructor in Christian
Studies
Bryan College Library
Box 7793
Bryan College
721 Bryan Drive
Dayton, TN 37321
United States of America
423-775-7430 (office)
kwoodruff3540 at bryan.edu
812/821-4512 (cell)
Cierpke at prodigy.net


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