Eliezer ben Hyrcanus

(fl. 1st-2nd cent)
   Palestinian tanna. He was a pupil of Johanan ben Zakkai and teacher of Akiva. After the destruction of the Temple in 70, he was among the important scholars of the great bet din of Jabneh. Later he established an academy at Lydda. He was a member of a delegation to Rome led by the nasi to obtain concessions for the Jews. He also travelled to Antioch on behalf of the scholars.

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  • ELIEZER BEN HYRCANUS — (end of the first and beginning of the second century C.E.), tanna. He is sometimes called Eliezer the Great (Sot. 9:15; Tosef., Or., end) and is the Eliezer mentioned without patronymic. R. Eliezer was one of the pillars of the early talmudic… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Eliezer ben-Hyrcanus — (1–2nd century)    Palestine tanna. The son of a wealthy farmer, Eliezer spent his youth working in his father’s fields. At the age of twenty two (some say twenty eight) he decided to go to Jerusalem and devote himself to the study of the Torah.… …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

  • Eliezer ben Hyrkanos — Elieser ben Hyrkanos gen. der Große, in der Mischna schlicht R. Elieser genannt (mehr als 320mal), war ein bedeutender jüdischer Gelehrter des Altertums, Schüler des Jochanan ben Sakkai, und gehörte zu den Tannaiten der 2. Generation (90 130). Er …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Eliezer ben Hurcanus — Eliezer ben HurcanusFact|date=June 2007 ( he. אליעזר בן הורקנוס) was one of the most prominent tannaim of the 1st and 2nd centuries, disciple of R. Johanan ben Zakkai ( Avoth ii. 8; Avot of Rabbi Natan vi. 3, xiv. 5) and colleague of Gamaliel II …   Wikipedia

  • ELIEZER BEN JACOB — ELIEZER BEN JACOB, name of two tannaim. (1) Tanna who lived during the period of the destruction of the Second Temple. He was intimately acquainted with the Temple and describes its structure, arrangements, and customs (Mid. 1:9; 2:6; Ar. 2:6;… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • ELIEZER BEN ISAAC OF WORMS — (also called Eliezer ha Gadol ; 11th century), German talmudic scholar. Eliezer was a pupil of his relative Simeon ha Gadol, in mainz , and later of gershom Me or ha Golah, and judah ha kohen , author of Sefer ha Dinim. He was a friend of Jacob b …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Eliezer ben Jacob I — (Hebrew: אליעזר בן יעקב) was a Tanna of the 1st century; contemporary of Eleazar b. Ḥisma and Eliezer b. Hyrcanus, and senior of Illai (Pes. 32a, 39b; Yalḳ., Lev. 638). Of his personal history nothing is known, except that he had seen the Temple… …   Wikipedia

  • Joshua ben Hananiah — (Hebrew: יהושע בן חנניה d.131CE) was a leading tanna of the first half century following the destruction of the Temple. He was of Levitical descent (Ma as. Sh. v. 9), and served in the sanctuary as a member of the class of singers (Arakhin 11b).… …   Wikipedia

  • Pirke De-Rabbi Eliezer — (Aramaic: פרקי דרבי אליעזר) is a aggadic midrashic work on Genesis, part of Exodus, and a few sentences of Numbers, ascribed to R. Eliezer ben Hyrcanus, and composed shortly after 833 CE. It is quoted immediately before the end of the 12th… …   Wikipedia

  • Elieser ben Hyrkanos — gen. der Große, in der Mischna schlicht Rabbi Elieser genannt (mehr als 320mal), war ein bedeutender jüdischer Gelehrter des Altertums, Schüler des Jochanan ben Sakkai, und gehörte zu den Tannaiten der 2. Generation (90 130 n. Chr.) Er wurde zwar …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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