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A parcel of real estate; usually refers to a large area of land.

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One of the conclusions arising from the first study is that the most common and admired structure in the sugyot of Tractate Eruvin is the tripartite structure (Friedman 1978, 41; Jacobs 1983, 138).
Leibniz has gone largely unnamed by readers of Blake who have sought to identify the latter's philosophical allies, as have panpsychism and pantheism; most critics see Blake in the tractates embracing a modified form of George Berkeley's idealism in opposition to the materialist empiricism that Blake disparaged in Newton and Locke.
The authors of these two maxims of the tractate Abot, are thus affirming their conviction that divine Providence will eventually vindicate the true believers and let the others vanish from existence.
Finally, in tractate Bava Batra 22a, Rav Ada stumps a colleague with a conundrum, mentioned also in Menahot 69a, involving an elephant that swallowed a basket.
The Babylonian Aramaic in Tractate Karetot According to MS Oxford.
Perhaps it would have been helpful for us to see how her analysis applies to texts beyond tractate Shevuot.
Yaakov Emden, explains the phrase ha'achashtranim bnei ha'ramachim in his commentary to tractate Megilla, found in the back of the Vilna edition.
For example, the Jerusalem Talmud, but not the Babylonian Talmud, explains the Mishnah to the tractate Shekalim (as cited in this paper).
Gall Tractate, a tenth-century treatise on rhetorical syntax recently edited by Anna Grotans and David Porter,(9) explains how to map the rhetorical circumstantiae onto the elements of a sentence.
Codex VIII of the Nag Hammadi library contains two documents, the lengthy tractate Zostrianus (1.
All kinds of ways are found in order to prevent parents from laying hands upon their offspring, even more so if they can claim a divine injunction (Talmud, Tractate Nezikin IV.
Boccaccio's Vita di Dante Alighieri or Trattatello in laude di Dante (1354-55; "Little Tractate in Praise of Dante") show his devotion to Dante's memory.