NML451H1: Advanced Babylonian Talmud

Hours: 
24S

Students will be introduced to the problems of text criticism involving variant readings and the redaction of Talmudic texts. Problems of transmission of the text, its relationship to the Palestinian Talmud, Tosefta and other texts will be explored. Use of Medieval Talmudic commentaries will be addressed.

Prerequisite: 

Intermediate Hebrew (Modern or Biblical)

Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Thought, Belief and Behaviour (2)