Aggadah
noun, plural (Aggadot) Etymology: Hebrew haggādhāh Date: 1856 ancient Jewish lore forming especially the nonlegal part of the Talmud

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  • Aggadah — Aggadic, aggadic /euh gad ik, euh gah dik/, adj. Seph. Heb. /ah gah dah /; Ashk. Heb. /euh gah deuh/, n. the nonlegal or narrative material, as parables, maxims, or anecdotes, in the Talmud and other rabbinical literature, serving either to… …   Universalium

  • Aggadah — noun The homiletic and non legalistic exegetical texts in the classical rabbinic literature of Judaism, particularly as recorded in the Talmud and Midrash. See Also: aggadic …   Wiktionary

  • Aggadah — Ag•ga•dah [[t]əˈgɑ də[/t]] also haggadah n. jud (often l.c.) the nonlegal or narrative material, as parables, maxims, or anecdotes, in the Talmud and other rabbinical literature • Etymology: 1880–85; < Heb haggādhāh, der. of higgīdh to narrate …   From formal English to slang

  • Aggadah — Aggadic, aggadic /euh gad ik, euh gah dik/, adj. Seph. Heb. /ah gah dah /; Ashk. Heb. /euh gah deuh/, n. the nonlegal or narrative material, as parables, maxims, or anecdotes, in the Talmud and other rabbinical literature, serving either to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • AGGADAH or HAGGADAH — (Heb. הַגָּדָה, אַגָּדָה; narrative ), one of the two primary components of rabbinic tradition, the other being halakhah, usually translated as Jewish Law (see: kadushin , The Rabbinic Mind, 59f.). The term aggadah itself is notoriously difficult …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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  • LITERATURE, JEWISH — Literature on Jewish themes and in languages regarded as Jewish has been written continuously for the past 3,000 years. What the term Jewish literature encompasses, however, demands definition, since Jews have lived in so many countries and have… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • KABBALAH — This entry is arranged according to the following outline: introduction general notes terms used for kabbalah the historical development of the kabbalah the early beginnings of mysticism and esotericism apocalyptic esotericism and merkabah… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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