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Aside from the numbered chapters introduced by Christianity, what is the source for dividing the Torah into parshot (weekly Torah reading) and the 5 volumes (Bereishit, Shemot, Vayikra, Bamidbar and Devarim)?

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Megilla 31b five books of Moshe ,finishing the Torah yearly,Mishneh Torah Hilchos Stam perks 8 (parshiyos split into 54 ) ayin shum. –  sam Jul 29 '13 at 15:29

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