Neusner, J. 1975, "How Much Iranian in Jewish Babylonia?", in Journal of the American Oriental Society, vol. 95, no. 2, pp. 184--190. American Oriental Society.
Neusner, J. (1975). How Much Iranian in Jewish Babylonia?Journal of the American Oriental Society, 95 (2) , 184--190. American Oriental Society.
Neusner, Jacob. 1975. "How Much Iranian in Jewish Babylonia?" In Journal of the American Oriental Society, 95 , no. 2: 184--190. American Oriental Society.
Neusner, Jacob. "How Much Iranian in Jewish Babylonia?" Journal of the American Oriental Society. 95.2 (1975): 184--190.
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  ISSN = {0003-0279},
  abstract = {Among the many ethnic groups living in Sasanian Mesopotamia there were also Jews the larger number of which consisted of farmers and artisans, residing in villages or very small towns. They would not have had much contact with the commercial and political upperclasses of the large cities. Babylonia should be envisioned as a mosaic of peoples and cultures. Among them, the complex Iranian component did not predominate, except in political life. The Babylonian Talmud is full of Iranian words, and motifs and images familiar in Iranian religions. But their presence tells us little about the Jews', or the rabbis', knowledge of Iranian languages; and one cannot suppose the authorities responsible for the inclusion of those words, motifs and images were aware of their origin, or, therefore, derived them directly, without mediation, from Iranian Magi or laity. Nor are we certain that such ideas as may be called Iranian were perceived by the rabbis or other Jews as uniquely or quintessentially Iranian at all. The rabbis give evidence of knowing what they should have known: those few aspects of Iranian culture, law, and religion, which impinged upon the practical affairs of the Jewish community.},
  author = {Neusner, Jacob},
  copyright = {Copyright 1975 American Oriental Society},
  journal = {Journal of the American Oriental Society},
  jstor_articletype = {Full Length Article},
  jstor_date = {197504/197506},
  jstor_formatteddate = {Apr. - Jun., 1975},
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  number = {2},
  pages = {184--190},
  publisher = {American Oriental Society},
  title = {How Much Iranian in Jewish Babylonia?},
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  volume = {95},
  year = {1975},