i have hibernate3.0 distribution and i want to try the annotation and persistent. I have searched(googled) for them but could not find
from where i can get the follwing 2 files
In Hibernate 4.xx you can use hibernate-jpa-2.0-api-xxx.jar for the JPA API. I cannot verify that in 3.xx now though. And it also has the hibernate-commons-annotaitons-xxx.jar as well. check whether something similar present in your version, you can just see the content in the jars' themselves.