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Prophecy of the Sibyl on the destiny of Rome.

Restrictions regarding festivals of idolaters, including celebrations of the Roman Empire’s rise to power and major moments in the emperors’ lives.
Are Jews permitted to attend fairs?
Prohibitions against certain sales to gentiles: weaponry, instruments of torture, and the apparatus for chaining prisoners.
Roman spectacles: theaters, stadia, arenas, and other settings for public entertainment

Are Jews permitted to attend fairs?

Should Jews derive benefit from idols, jewelry, and vessels adorned with idolatrous images (through use or sale), or must they be destroyed?

Tax and customs collectors 

Who bring peace to the world?
Limits on the bequests of converts and freedmen
Inheritance of a freedman and a convert
Converts and the declaration of the first fruit offering – are converts full members of the Israelite community?

 Tax collectors 

Converts and inheritance
Laws that facilitate Jewish warfare
Maintaining a siege on Shabbat

The validity of legal documents issued by gentile courts

The laws of siqriqon

The inclusion of Roman dates on Jewish divorce documents: technical detail or acknowledgment of Roman authority?
The social status of a female convert and a freedwoman in marriage


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