Hisda

(c. 217-309)
   Babylonian amora. He was born in Kafri. He became wealthy as a brewer in 294 and rebuilt the academy of Sura at his own expense. During the last ten years of his life he was the academy's head. Numerous aggadic sayings are attributed to him, many on the topic of health and hygiene. He and Huna were known as the pious men of Babylonia.

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