ethics of fathers

Ethics of the Fathers

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Pirke Avoth

[Sephardic Hebrew peer-ke ah-vawt; Ashkenazic Hebrew pir-key-aw-vohs]
noun Judaism.
a treatise of the Mishnah that comprises six chapters and consists chiefly of proverbs, aphorisms, and principles of ethics, law, and religion.
Also, Pirke Avot, Pirke Aboth, Pirke Abot.
Also called Ethics of the Fathers.


Origin:
Hebrew pirqē ābhōth chapters of the fathers

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