The discussions and elaborations by the amora'im of Babylon on the Mishnah between early 3rd and late 5th c. C.E.; it is the foundation of Jewish Law and has halakhic supremacy over the Jerusalem Talmud.
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Jewish Women's Archive. "Babylonian Talmud." (Viewed on September 16, 2014) <http://jwa.org/encyclopedia/glossary/babylonian-talmud>.