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Noun: amora  u'mor-u
  1. One of a group of rabbis (active AD 250-500) who discussed the Mishnaic law in the law schools of Palestine and Mesopotamia where they explained and applied earlier teachings and whose discussions are recorded in the Talmud; they emphasized the study of Torah and the importance of personal action and the fulfilment of the commandments

Type of: rabbi

Encyclopedia: Amora, Portugal