Anani bar Nathan, 8th Exilarch Huna II

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Anani bar Nathan (ibn David), 8th Exilarch Huna II

Also Known As: "Huna Anani", "Anani", "Hanan"
Birthplace: Babylon, Iraq
Death: Died in Babylon, Iraq
Immediate Family:

Son of Nathan ben Nachum, 7th Exilarch 'Mar Ukba I' and bat David ben Tzadok bat David ben Tzadok
Husband of Wife #1 Anani bar Nathan and Wife #2 Anani bar Nathan
Father of Nathan de-Ẓuẓita bar Hanan, 11th Exilarch 'Ukban'; P'nina bat Huna and Nosson bar Anani, 12th Exilarch

Occupation: 10th Exilarch of the 2nd Dynasty
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About Anani bar Nathan, 8th Exilarch Huna II

Anani in I Chron. 3:24;

the first exilarch explicitly mentioned as such in Talmudic literature (where he is named as Huna); contemporary of Judah I (Judah HaNasi)


Also mentioned in Abarbanel Family Scroll – undated handwritten manuscript from the collection of the late Rabbi Shmuel Gorr, held by Chaim Freedman.

Reference was made to “Elef Margaliot” 1993, Meir Wunder.