(fl. 4th cent)
   Palestinian scholar. He lived in Bethlehem and was a teacher of Jerome. He introduced the Church Fathers to rabbinic exegesis and influenced the translation of the Hebrew Scriptures into Latin.

Dictionary of Jewish Biography. .

Look at other dictionaries:

  • YOSE BAR ḤANINA — (second half of the third century), Palestinian amora. Yose was an important member of the academy of Tiberias and was called a great man by R. Assi (BK 42b). He was a pupil colleague of Johanan with whom he sometimes disagreed both in halakhah… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • AḤA BAR ḤANINA — (c. 300 C.E.), Palestinian teacher. He came from the south, i.e., Lydda, and when he moved to Galilee, he took with him much of the halakhic tradition which he had acquired there from …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • ḤAMA BAR ḤANINA — (third century), Palestinian amora. He lived in the period of Judah Nesi ah (Shab. 38a), the grandson of Judah Ha Nasi (but cf. TJ, Shab. 3:1, 5d for a different reading), and may have headed an academy at sepphoris as his father Ḥanina b. Ḥama… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Hama bar Hanina — (fl. 3rd cent)    Palestinian scholar. He lived in Sepphoris where his father Hanina Bar Hama headed an academy. He is known for his aggadic interpretations …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • 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

  • ḤANINA BAR ḤAMA — (early third century C.E.), Palestinian scholar of the transitional generation from tannaim to amoraim. Ḥanina was born in Babylon (TJ, Pe ah 7:4, 20a), and studied there under a scholar called Hamnuna (TJ, Ta an. 4:2, 68a). He went to Ereẓ… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • ḤANINA — (Hananiah; Comrade of the Rabbis; end of the third beginning of the fourth century), Palestinian amora. Ḥanina was born in Babylonia; in his youth he migrated to Ereẓ Israel and studied under Johanan among others (Men. 79b; Ber. 5b; et al.).… …   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

  • Hanina b. Papi — For another Jewish Amora sage also of the Land of Israel, same 3d Amoraic generetion with a similar name, see Hanina ben Pappa. For the Babylonian Amora sages of the 5th generetion, see Rav Papi or Rav Papa. Rabbinical Eras Chazal Zugot Tannaim… …   Wikipedia

  • Hanina ben Dosa — Rabbinical Eras Chazal Zugot Tannaim Amoraim Savoraim Geonim Rishonim Acharonim Hanina ben Dosa (1st century, CE) (Hebrew: חנינא בן דוסא‎) was a scholar and miracle worker, and the pupil of Johanan ben Zakkai (Berakhot, 34b). He is buried in the… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.