Johanan bar Nappaha

   Palestinian amora. He was born in Sepphoris. He studied with Judah ha-Nasi, and was the brother-in-law of Simeon ben Lakish. He founded his own academy in Tiberias. His teachings constitute a major part of the Jerusalem Talmud.

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  • JOHANAN BEN NAPPAḤA — (c. 180–c. 279), one of the most prominent Palestinian amoraim of the second generation whose teachings comprise a major portion of the Jerusalem Talmud (TJ), and a significant portion of the Babylonian Talmud as well. The fact that R. Johanan s… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Yohanan bar Nappaha —  Ne doit pas être confondu avec Yohanan ben Zakkaï. Pour les articles homonymes, voir Yohanan (homonymie) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Hanina bar Hama — (died ca. 250) (Hebrew: חנינא בר חמא) was a Jewish Talmudist, halakist and haggadist frequently quoted in the Babylonian and the Jerusalem Talmud, and in the Midrashim. He is generally cited by his prænomen alone (R. Ḥanina), but sometimes with… …   Wikipedia

  • AMMI BAR NATHAN — (end of third century), Palestinian amora. Ammi and his colleague, R. Assi, were the most outstanding of the Palestinian amoraim of the period. They were referred to as the renowned Palestinian kohanim (Meg. 22a) and the Palestinian magistrates… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • ḤANINA (Hinena) BAR PAPA — (Pappi; end of third and beginning of fourth century C.E.), Palestinian amora. Ḥanina belonged to the circle of R. Johanan s pupils, Abbahu, Isaac Nappaḥa, Ammi, etc., though he only once actually quotes R. Johanan himself (TJ, BK 10:2, 71b.). He …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Joshua ben Levi — or Yehoshua ben Levi was an amora (Rabbi of the Jewish Talmud) who lived in the Land of Israel, of the first half of the third century. He headed the school of Lydda in southern Palestine. He was an elder contemporary of Johanan bar Nappaha and… …   Wikipedia

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  • Amora — 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

  • Talmud and Midrash — ▪ Judaism Introduction       commentative and interpretative writings that hold a place in the Jewish religious tradition second only to the Bible (Old Testament). Definition of terms       The Hebrew term Talmud (“study” or “learning”) commonly… …   Universalium

  • Judah Nesiah — (fl. 3rd cent)    Palestinian nasi, son of Gamaliel III. He was the first nasi to settle in Tiberias. He was assisted by Johanan bar Nappaha and Resh Lakish …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

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