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Yigal Shiloh, who oversaw archeological digs in Yerushalayim between 1978 and 1985, dated the Middle Bronze Age wall to circa 1800 BCE (Qedem 19, pg. 12). From around this time we have the Execration Texts, which are Egyptian texts written on bowls and statuettes designed to curse rebellious Canaanite kings.1 Some of the texts mention kings of Rushalimum ...


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Whenever I struggle with a tosafos I take a look on the daf yomi website here It writes about the said tosafos as follows: TOSFOS DH TAFAF GINA'OS תוספות ד"ה טפף גינאות (SUMMARY: Tosfos explains that these are level gardens.) פי' גינות שוות שבנויות בנין שוה שאין תוספת ומגרעת בזה ובזה כמו הלוך וטפוף תלכנה (ישעיה ג) וכמו (יומא דף מח.) מדה לא מחוקה ולא ...


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