Rabbinic / Mishnah Sotah
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Summary of Mishnah Sotah (View)
Date: 190-230 C.E.
Description: Sotah (Wayward Wife) belongs to the third order, Nashim (Women) and discusses the ritual of the Sotah – the woman suspected of adultery (Num 5) as well as other rituals involving a spoken formula (such as breaking the heifer's neck, the King's septa-annual public Torah reading, the Blessings and Curses of Mount Gerizim and Mount Ebal, etc...). It has nine chapters.