Jerusalem Talmud - Historical Context

Historical Context

Following the redaction of the Mishnah, many Jewish scholars living in Roman-controlled Syria Pal├Žstina moved to Persia to escape the harsh decrees against Jews enacted by the emperor Hadrian after Bar Kokhba's revolt. The remaining scholars who lived in the Galilee area decided to continue their teaching activity in the learning centers that had existed since Mishnaic times.

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