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Some of the researchers mentioned in their studies various phenomena related to the tripartite structure within sugyot or as an entire sugya constructed in a tripartite format; but not all of them dealt with this issue through the systematic study of one tractate from beginning to end, rather they only discussed several chapters from the Babylonian Talmud's tractates, as stated above.
On Frye's reading, Blake's tractates adopt elements of Berkeley's thought to present a model of active perception and an immanently creative Poetic Genius.
The observation made by Kutscher (1976: 58) concerning the fact that the construction kd + participle does not exist in Galilean Aramaic, but that it is used in the BT in the non-standard tractates and the speech of Aramaic Amoraim and thus reflects a supra-dialectal language is not correct.
It follows that the religious principle that comes to expression in the double tractate Sanhedrin-Makkot concerns the meaning of man's being in God's image.
Neither version of the Talmud was completed, each omitting several tractates of the Mishnah.
One motif that recurs throughout the discussion found on pages 28a-45b of the tractate is a principle discussed in the Mishnah.
The Literatures of the Sages; First Part: Oral Tora, Halakha, Mishna, Tosefta, Talmud, External Tractates
Following a general introduction to the structure of the entire work, he provides introductions to each of the tractates plus references to Hebrew Bible verses in the Yerushalmi.
Six tractates serve as the main body of the Traicte de la Cabale.
They come mostly at the end of tractates or of distinct sections within a tractate, where they serve as signatures.
The German computer collations of variant readings of Yerushalmi tractates directed by Peter Schafer conveniently collect information but do not, in themselves, represent scholarship, though they make possible a kind of scholarship.
In each of these areas he has written essays or short tractates that take up a particular theme and try to understand it in its most absolute sense (in the context of God and the world), all in a terse, clear, almost, at times, conversational tone.