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.

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  • 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

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  • Chija bar Abba II. — R. Chija bar Abba II. (auch: Chijja II. bar Abba; im jerusalemischen Talmud Chija bar Ba oder Chija bar Wa) war ein Amoräer der dritten Generation in Palästina und lebte und wirkte im dritten und vierten nachchristlichen Jahrhundert. Er stammte… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • JOSEPH BAR ABBA — JOSEPH BAR ABBA, gaon of pumbedita 814–816. Joseph was a student of Shinai gaon of Pumbedita and successor of Avumai (or Akhumai). In his noted epistle, sherira gaon relates that, as a scholar, his contemporary Mar Rav Kemoi was a more suitable… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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  • 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 — (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

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