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History of the Mishnaic Law of Damages The Mishnaic System of Damages

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ISBN-10: 1556353693

ISBN-13: 9781556353697

Edition: N/A

Authors: Jacob Neusner

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List price: $29.00
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 4/1/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 262
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Preface
Abbreviations and Bibliography
Transliterations
Introduction
The System as a Whole
The Mishnaic System of Damages
Mishnah's System
Scripture's Rules and Systems
The System of Mishnah in Relationship to the Rules of Scripture
Conclusion
The Formation of the Tractates
Baba Qamma, Baba Mesia, Baba Batra
Introduction
Damage Done by Chattels (Baba Qamma)
Damage Done by Persons. Theft. (Baba Qamma)
The Disposition of Other People's Possessions (Baba Mesia)
Illicit Commercial Transactions (Baba Mesia)
Hiring Workers. Rentals and Bailments. (Baba Mesia)
Real Estate (Baba Mesia, Baba Batra)
Licit Commercial Transactions (Baba Batra)
Inheritances and Wills. Other Commercial and Legal Documents (Baba Batra)
Conclusion
Sanhedrin, Makkot
Introduction
The Court System (Sanhedrin)
The Death-Penalty (Sanhedrin)
Perjury (Makkot)
The Penalty of Exile (Makkot)
The Penalty of Flogging (Makkot)
Conclusion
Shebuot
Introduction
Uncleanness of the Cult and its Holy Things and the Guilt-Offering
Oaths
Conclusion
Abodah Zarah
Introduction
Commercial Relationships with Gentiles
Idols
Libation-Wine
Conclusion
Horayot
Introduction
The Offering Brought because of an Erroneous Decision by a Court
The Offering Brought by the High Priest Who Has Unwittingly Done What Is Contrary to the Commandments of the Torah. The Ruler
Individual, Anointed Priest, Community
Conclusion
The Unfolding of the Law
Before 70 and from 70 to 120: The Mishnaic System of Damages before the Destruction of the Temple and in Yavnean Times
Introduction
Survey of Damages before 70 and from 70 to 120
Civil Law
Torts
Lost and Found. Bailments
Commercial Transactions. Loans
Real Estate
Transactions with Pagans
Civil Institutions of Government
Court Procedures Oaths
Tractates of Yavneh
Shebuot
Abodah Zarah
Conclusion
From 140 to 170: The Mishnaic System of Damages in the Time of Usha
Introduction
Survey of Damages from 140 to 170
Civil Law
Torts and Damages
Lost and Found. Bailments
Commercial Transactions. Loans
Real Estate
Transactions with Pagans
Relationships between Employers and Workers
Inheritances and Wills
Civil Institutions of Government
Court Procedures. Oaths
The Court System
Judicial Penalties
Judicial Error and Communal Atonement
Tractates of Usha
Baba Qamma
Baba Mesia
Baba Batra
Sanhedrin
Makkot
Horayot
Conclusion
Two Addresses to the Society of Biblical Literature
A Statement of Method (1979)
Taking Things Apart to See How They work (1984)
Reply to Critics. The Mishnah and the Smudgepots
Index