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This is a reference to the Siege of Pressburg, also known as the Siege of Bratislava, in 1809, which was a little over a month-long Napoleonic campaign that ultimately failed (on Napoleon's part). I haven't been able to find much general information (external to the Chatam Sofer's writings) online on the subject, other than it took place sometime during the ...


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Ein Yaakov (Hebrew: עין יעקב‎) is a 16th Century compilation of all the Aggadic material in the Talmud together with commentaries. Its introduction contains an account of the history of Talmudic censorship and the term Gemara. It was compiled by Jacob ibn Habib and (after his death) by his son Rabbi Levi ibn Habib. (Wikipedia) You can find the Ein Yaakov ...


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https://www.sefaria.org/Bava_Batra.16a.9?lang=bi&with=all&lang2=en Rabbi Levi says: Both Satan, who brought accusations against Job, and Peninnah, who tormented Hannah, mother of Samuel the prophet, acted with intent that was for the sake of Heaven. As for Satan, when he saw that the Holy One, Blessed be He, inclined to favor Job and praised him, he ...


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Rabbi Tanchum Hayerushalmi in his commentary on Daniel1 explains that this is not literal. Rather, it's simply a symbolic title intended to represent Nevuchadnetzar's might and power as king, akin to the other title in the verse, "king of kings" - after all, the only king of kings we know of is Hashem. So why would Daniel call Nevuchadnetzar so? ...


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Aside from my comment above where I list a number of source that answer your question as to what Lilis represents, to answer your final question about where we know that she was first Adam's wife and then went to becomes Samael/Satan's wife: The Otzar Meforshim brings down the midrash of Ben Sira here It says that when Hashem states that it is not good for ...


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R' Yonasan Eibeschutz (Yaaros Devash) cites the Arizal as saying that R. Akiva was a gilgul of Zimri, and Mrs. Rufus of Kozbi. So he married her after she converted, thereby correcting the mistake made by that earlier pair (where Zimri consorted with her without her having converted). As for "any evidence that R' Akiva actually acted on this vision/...


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