Talmud Bavli is the book that contains discourses throughout hundreds of years.
The Talmud Bavli was written by Ravina and Rav Asheh. It consists of over 5000 pages and has had many, many commentaries written on it. The most are: Rashi, Tosafot, and Maharsha. Rashi is universally accepted as the simple explanation. This Talmud is the basis for all Jewish law today.