How old is the Mishnah and how old is the Talmud?

Parts of the Mishnah, a compilation of oral law, date back to earliest Jewish history.

The Mishnah was completed by about A.D. 200.

The Talmud, which records academic discussion and judicial thought, consists of two parts: the Mishnah and the Gemara, a commentary on the Mishna.

The Palestinian Talmud was completed by about A.D. 400; the Babylonian Talmud was finished by A.D. 750.

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