About This Text
The first recorded systematic commentary on the Talmud, it often provides a simple reading of the text that differs with that of Rashi. This commentary often presents parallel passages from the Jerusalem Talmud and was often quoted by the other major commentaries that followed it.
Author: Rabeinu Chananel
Composed: Qayrwan Kairouan, Tunisa, c.1013 - c.1053 CE