- adj. Of or pertaining to the Aggadah.
“This notion of the contents of the Talmud was common in Jonson's time; it was the "aggadic" element of the Talmud, that is, the use of legend, anecdote, and parable to illustrate a point of law or a tradition or an episode in history that elicited the instant attention of Europeans.”
“He includes inappropriate analogies, construction of conceptual models and derivation of halakhic norms from philosophical or aggadic notions as such attempts.”
“According to the aggadic tradition, Lamech took two wives, one for sexual pleasure and the other for procreation.”
“According to the aggadic tradition, she was married to Caleb, and thereby entered the family tree of Judah.”
“This aggadic tradition was meant to resolve the difficulty raised by the identification of Michal with Eglah.”
“The entries in the Encyclopedia collect the aggadic material on these women from the Rabbinic literature.”
“Unlike similar collections in the past, here the Rabbinic approaches are cited without any inclusion of aggadic traditions from the apocryphal or Christian literatures.”
“Rabbinic dicta are usually set forth in relation to Biblical verses, using the letters, words and grammar of the verse on which the aggadic tradition is based.”
“One of the central characteristics of Rabbinic literature is that a single aggadic tradition recurs in different compositions.”
“The entries include most of the aggadic traditions relating to each of the characters, with omissions or condensations as required by the format of the Encyclopedia.”
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