Nathan ben Isaac of Baghdad (Nathan the Babylonian)

(fl. 10th cent)
   Babylonian chronicler. He lived in Baghdad and his Akhbar Baghdad is a book on the Jews of the city. This work is an important source for the history of Babylonian Jewry in the 10th century. It contains an account of the organization of the gaonic academies in Mesopotamia as well as the disputes that occurred during this period.

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