Talmudic Judaism: Historical Outline

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Year (C.E.) Historical Events Name of Rabbinic Period Works of Rabbinic Literature
c. 50 Limited autonomy under Roman rule Tanna'itic Mishnah (halakhic)
Halakhic Midrash
70 Destruction of Second Temple (Yavneh [=Jamnia]: Restoration of Jewish Religious Life.)
135 Bar Kokhba Revolt (Usha: Transfer of religious centre from Judea to Galilee
c. 220 Start of Amoraic era Palestinian ("Jerusalem") Talmud, Aggadic Midrash
c. 400 End of Amoraic era in the Land of Israel
c. 500 End of Amoraic era in Babylonia Babylonian Talmud

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