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M. Richtmann, Ph.D.

Budapest, Hungary.

TALMUD COMMENTARIES – Earliest Attempts. The commentaries on the Talmud constitute only a small part of halakic literature in comparison with the responsa literature and the commentaries on the codices. At the time when the Talmud was concluded the...
THEOPHANY – Manifestation of a god to man; the sensible sign by which the presence of a divinity is revealed. If the word is taken in this sense, and the passages which merely mention the fact of a revelation without describing it are...