Rabbah bar Nahmani (Rabbah)

(c. 270-330)
   Babylonian amora. He studied under Huna at Sura and Judah bar Ezekiel at Pumbedita. Known for his interpretation of the Mishnah, he was knowl-edgeable about ritual purity. He was nicknamed Oker Harim ('uprooter of mountains') because of his dialectical ability.

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