About This Text
Composed: Barcelona, Spain, c.1270 – c.1310 CE
Commentary on the Talmud written by the Rashba, Rabbi Shlomo ben Avraham ibn Aderet (1235–1310). Rashba was a student of Ramban and follows his methodology. Rashba’s commentary is characterized by the depth of analysis and his search for the pshat (contextual meaning) of the text. Rashba’s commentary includes definitive legal rulings.