Natronai bar Nehemiah


Natronai bar Nehemiah
(fl. 8th cent.)
   Babylonian gaon of the academy at Pumbedita (719-30). He married into the family of the exilarch. He was known for his severity with scholars in the academy, some of whom left for Sura, returning to Pumbedita only after his death.

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  • NATRONAI BAR HILAI — (ninth cent.), gaon of Sura from 853 to 858. Natronai s father Hilai, who died in 797, was also gaon of Sura. One of the most prolific writers of responsa among the geonim of the ninth century, Natronai always replied in the language in which he… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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