Bostanai ben Hanina
- (fl. 7th cent.)Babylonian exilarch. He was the first exilarch after the Arab conquest and his office was confirmed by the caliph Omar. He was appointed a member of the Council of State, and married a daughter of Chosroes, the former Persian king.
Dictionary of Jewish Biography. Dan Cohn-Sherbok.
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