Hiyya

(fl. 2nd cent)
   Palestinian tanna. He was born in Babylonia. He studied with Judah ha-Nasi and became an important halakhist. He and his pupil Hoshaiah were responsible for a collection of baraitot.

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  • ḤIYYA — (also called Rabbah, the Great ; end of the second century C.E.), tanna (BM 5a) during the transition period from the tannaim to the amoraim. Ḥiyya was born at Kafri, near Sura in Babylonia (Sanh. 5a). According to one talmudic tradition his… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Hiyya — The name Hiyya may refer to several rabbis mentioned in the Talmud: Rabbi Hiyya, of the transitional period between the Tannaitic and Amoraic periods. Rabbi Hiyya bar Abba, an Amora of the Land of Israel, and uncle of Abba Arika (Rav). Rav Hiyya… …   Wikipedia

  • ḤIYYA BAR ABBA — (TJ: Bar Ba or Va; third and the beginning of the fourth centuries C.E.), amora. Ḥiyya was born in Babylonia, of a priestly family (TJ, Ber. 3:1, 6a) but migrated to Ereẓ Israel (Shab. 105b; BB 107b) where he was able to attend upon such… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • ḤIYYA BAR AVIN — (in TJ, Bar Bun; beginning of the fourth century C.E.), Babylonian amora. Ḥiyya was the son of avin the Carpenter. He was a pupil of Huna (see Kid. 58a) and the resh kallah at his yeshivah (see She iltot, Berakhah 165). The teachings of Rav and… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • ḤIYYA ROFE — (1550?–1618), rabbi of safed . Ḥiyya was born in Safed and studied in Solomon sagis yeshivah there, where he distinguished himself already in his youth. Ḥayyim Vital instructed him in kabbalah and he was ordained by jacob berab II before 1599. He …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Hiyya al-Daudi — (Babilonia, ? Castilla, 1154) (en hebreo: חייא אלדאודי), poeta judío de Andalucía. Hiyya al Daudi era tataranieto de Ezequías Gaón. Al parecer llegó desde Babilonia a España, según el historiador Abraham Zacuto. Se destacó como rabino, y… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Hiyya bar Abba — For the Amora sage of the Land of Israel, of the 1st Amora Generation, see Rabbi Hiyya (Hiyya the Great). For the Amora sage of Babylon, of the 2nd and 3d Amora Generation, and Dean of the Pumbedita Academy, see Huna b. Hiyya. Hiyya bar Abba or… …   Wikipedia

  • Hiyya bar Abba — (fl. 3rd 4th cent)    Palestinian amora. He was born in Babylonia and settled in Palestine, where he was the outstanding pupil of Johanan. He was appointed by Judah ha Nasi II as his emissary to the diaspora …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • Abraham bar Hiyya — Infobox Scientist name = Abraham bar Hiyya Ha Nasi birth date = 1070 birth place = Barcelona death date = 1136 death place = Provence residence = citizenship = nationality = ethnicity = field = Scientist Astronomer Mathematician work institutions …   Wikipedia

  • Rabbi Hiyya — ImageSize = width:590 height:120PlotArea = width:570 height:25 left:5 bottom:60TimeAxis = orientation:horizontalDateFormat = yyyyPeriod = from: 250 till:2000AlignBars = earlyScaleMajor = unit:year increment:200 start: 200ScaleMinor = unit:year… …   Wikipedia

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