Simeon ben Eleazar

(fl. 2nd cent.)
   Palestinian tanna. A contemporary of Judah ha-Nasi, he lived in Tiberias. He is mentioned only infrequently in the Mishnah, but plays an important role in the Tosephta. He was a noted halakhist, aggadist and polemicist.

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  • Simeon ben Azzai — or simply Ben Azzai (Hebrew: שמעון בן עזאי) was a distinguished tanna of the first third of the 2nd century. His full name was Simon ben Azzai, to which sometimes the title Rabbi is prefixed. But, in spite of his great learning, this title did… …   Wikipedia

  • BEN SIRA, SIMEON BEN JESUS — (second century B.C.E.), Hebrew aphorist, sage, and scribe, the author of wisdom of ben sira (Ecclesiasticus). Ben Sira was a younger contemporary of the high priest Simeon (50:1ff.), apparently Simeon the Just, who according to the Talmud and… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • SIMEON BEN BOETHUS — (surnamed Cantheras), high priest, appointed by Agrippa I in succession to Theophilus b. Anan. According to Josephus, Simeon s two brothers were also high priests, as was his father, Boethus, who because of his daughter Miriam (Mariamne) was… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • SIMEON BEN NETHANEL — (second half of the first century C.E.), tanna. One of the five outstanding disciples of johanan b. zakkai who called him sin fearing (Avot 2:8), Simeon was a priest and married the daughter of gamaliel I (the Elder; Tosef., Av. Zar. 3:19). Very… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • SIMEON BEN MEGAS HA-KOHEN — (sixth century?), Palestinian paytan. Though the precise period of Simeon s literary activity cannot be ascertained, certain structural elements in his piyyutim indicate that he preceded eleazar b. kallir , but not yannai . Fragments of his work …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Simeon ben Yohai — /sim ee euhn ben yoh khuy/ fl. 2nd century A.D., Palestinian rabbi. * * * ▪ Jewish scholar flourished 2nd century AD       Galilean tanna (i.e., one of a select group of Palestinian rabbinic teachers), one of the most eminent disciples of the… …   Universalium

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  • Jonathan ben Eleazar — (fl. 3rd cent)    Palestinian amora. He is the Jonathan ben Eleazar mentioned in the Talmud and midrash. Of Babylonian origin, he went to Palestine in his youth and became a pupil of Simeon ben Yose ben Lakunya. He lived in Sepphoris and was one… …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

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