Selecting/Anointing of King and Kohen Gadol; Succession of Kohanim

LinksThe Kohen GadolMelech [King]
    The special crown shaped used in anointing a king: Keritot 5b
    Anointing a king by a river, as a sign for his success: Keritot 5b
    Whether a king whose father was a king requires anointing: Keritot 5b
    Whether kings of Yisrael were anointed, and with the normal oil or with substitute persimmon oil: Keritot 5b
    Anointing a king as a way to demonstrate who is the proper successor, in a time of strife: Keritot 5b
    Why King Solomon was anointed, given that he was already the heir to the throne: Keritot 5b
    Why King Yehoash was anointed, given that he was already the heir to the throne: Keritot 5b
    Why King Yehoachaz was anointed, given that he was already the heir to the throne: Keritot 5b
    Why Yehu ben Nimshi was anointed, given that he was a king of Yisrael: Keritot 5b


The Oil of Anointing - Shemen haMishchah
    The recipe for the oil of anointing: Keritot 5a
    The proper way to measure in the ingredients: Keritot 5a
    How the spice stems were mixed/cooked with the oil: Keritot 5a-b
    Use of substitute persimmon oil once the original oil was hidden away: Keritot 5b


Mis-use of the oil of anointing
    Do the oil of anointing and terumah oil lose their special status once they have been used for anointing one's skin: Keritot 7a
    Rubbing the oil on the anointee's belly after it is put on his head: Keritot 7a
    Rubbing the oil on one's animals or implements: Keritot 6b
    Rubbing the oil on a deceased person: Keritot 6b
    Rubbing the oil on a king or Kohen Gadol who has already been anointed: Keritot 6b-7a
    Rubbing the oil on someone who is not Jewish: Keritot 6b
    How much oil one must use in order to be liable - an olive-sized amount or any minimal amount: Keritot 6b-7a
    Lashes for making the oil for one's self: Makkot 13a
    Lashes for using the oil for one's self: Makkot 13a
    The penalty of kareit [Divine excommunication] or bringing a korban chatat [sin offering] for making the oil for one's self: Keritot 2a
    The penalty of kareit [Divine excommunication] or bringing a korban chatat [sin offering] for using the oil for one's self: Keritot 2a
    Exemption from liability for making the oil, so long as it is for educational purposes or for the sake of the community's proper use: Keritot 5a
    Exemption from liability for anointing one's own skin with the oil, so long as it is not Moshe's oil: Keritot 5a
    How many sin offerings one brings if he makes and uses the oil for himself, within the same span of forgetting the prohibition: Keritot 3a
    Making a half-measure of the oil, for one's self: Keritot 5a
    Whether use of the oil for one's own needs constitutes trespass on property of the Beit haMikdash: Keritot 5b


Beyond the Laws
    The miraculous character of the oil: Keritot 5a-b
    King Yoshiyahu hiding the jug of oil: Yoma 52b; Keritot 5b
    King Saul was anointed from a pitcher of oil, King David and King Solomon from horns of oil: Megillah 14a; Keritot 6a
    Chanah noted that proper anointing is with a horn: Megilah 14a; Keritot 6a

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