Ammi bar Nathan


Ammi bar Nathan
(fl. late 3rd cent)
   Palestinian amora. He and Assi headed the yeshivah at Tiberias. Together with Hiyya bar Abba, they acted as education inspectors in Palestine with authority to introduce reforms.

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