Babylonian Talmud, database version 007: Ziz
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- click on the filter button in the respective row,
- select "text filters",
- choose "contains",
- input the desired tag with asterisks (e.g. *satan*) and click OK.
- click on the filter button (it displays a little triangle when active),
- click "Clean filters from..."
Quotation and attribution
If you wish to refer the EvT database in your research, please quote the following paper:
W. Kosior, Elyonim veTachtonim. Some Methodological Considerations on the Electronic Database of Angels, Demons and Ghosts in Early Rabbinic Literature, "The Polish Journal of the Arts and Culture. New Series" vol. 5 no. 1/2017, p. 89-112.
Also, please provide the link to this web site:
Below are the previous versions of the database. Please note that the tag ontology may differ to the one used in the current version.
- Wojciech Kosior: 001, 002, 003, 004, 005, 006, 007.