Sunday, August 26, 2018

Introducing Biographies

A first version of the new biographies feature is now up. Each rabbi’s name in the Talmudic text, besides being highlighted in color (by generation), is now also a hyperlink to a rabbinic biography.

In this first stage, the bio consists of a graph showing teachers and students. For instance, here is the graph for Shmuel:

Teacher / Student graph, with Shmuel in the center

Additionally, the bio includes a text version of the same, with hyperlinked students and teachers.

The plan is to add additional relationships and biographical data in a later stage.

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