Rabbinic Sayings of the Fathers
(Pirkei Avot)

Just the Facts:
  • Name: Sayings of the Fathers
  • Known in various spellings: Pirke Aboth, Pirkei Avot, etc.
  • Dates: "From Moses onward"
  • Place: From Israel throughout the Diaspora
  • Language: Hebrew
  • What it was: Ethical teachings of rabbis across the ages, expressed in pithy verses
  • Included in lists (What's This?): Bloom

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