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Seder ʿOlam

Seder ʿOlam (Order of the World). Two Jewish chronicles. Written in Hebrew, the Seder ʿOlam Rabbah is mentioned in the Talmud and is a midrashic chronology from the Creation of the world to the Bar Kokhba revolt. The Seder ʿOlam Zuta, written in a mixture of Heb. and Aramaic, traces the chronology of the generations from Adam until the end of the Babylonian exilarchate. Scholars disagree on its date of composition.

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