Judah ben Bathyra II

(fl. 2nd cent)
   Babylonian tanna, possibly the grandson of Judah ben Bathyra I. He was born in Rome and studied in Palestine. Subsequently he went to Babylon and settled in Nisibis. At the time of the Hadrianic persecutions, he was regarded as an authority of equal rank with Akiva.

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