Ben Azzai, Simeon

(fl. early 2nd cent)
   Palestinian rabbinic scholar. He lived in Tiberias. He was one of the four sages who engaged in esoteric speculation (thereby entering Pardes); according to tradition he was one of the ten martyrs who died during the Hadrianic persecutions.

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  • BEN AZZAI, SIMEON — (early second century C.E.), tanna, generally referred to in talmudic literature simply as Ben Azzai. In three places in the Mishnah (Zev. 1:3, Yad. 3:5, 4:2) he is referred to by his full name: Rabbi Shimon ben Azzai (according to Parma de Rossi …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • BEN ZOMA, SIMEON — (second century), tanna. A contemporary of akiva , he appears to have studied under joshua b. hananiah (Naz. 8:1, and cf. Tos. Ḥag. 2:6). The Mishnah says that he was the last of the authoritative biblical expositors (Sot. 9:15). According to… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 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

  • SIMEON HA-TIMNI — (second century C.E.), tanna, a member of the Sanhedrin in the era of jabneh . His name derives from the town of Timnat near Beth Shemesh (Judg. 15:6; cf. Rashi to Beẓah 21a) and has no connection with Yemen (Heb. Teiman). According to R. Naḥman… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Ben Assai — Schim on ben Assai, meist nur Ben Assai genannt (hebr. בן עזאי bzw. בן עזיי, Namensvarianten: Simon Ben Asaj, Simeon ben Azzai, Ben Azzai usw. Abkürzung aus Azarja), war ein jüdischer Gelehrter des Altertums und gehörte zur jüngeren Gruppe der so …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Siméon II ben Gamaliel — Shimon ben Gamliel II …   Wikipédia en Français

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