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Abba Mar ben 'Ukba (ben Ukba), 20th Exilarch Abba Mari I

Dutch: *Abba Mar ben 'Ukba (ben Ukba), 20th Exilarch Abba Mari I
Also Known As: "Abba Mari", "Rab Ashi", "Shalom"
Birthplace: Babylon, Persian Empire
Death: Died in Babylon, Persian Empire
Immediate Family:

Son of Ukba ben Nechemya (Ukvan), 17th Exilarch Mar 'Ukba III ben Nehemías and N.N., Wife of Ukba Mar II ben Nehemiah
Husband of Tsaina bat Musa
Father of Kahana ben Abba Mari, 23rd Exilarch Mar Kahana I; Nathan bar Abba Mari, 21st Exilarch Nathan II; Hachna ben Abba Mari, 22nd Exilarch; Kahane I 23rd Exilarch and Shusandukht of Jewish Exile

Occupation: 20. Exilarch = Rosh Golah of Judah (350-370)
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About Abba Mar ben 'Ukba, 20th Exilarch Abba Mari I

Exilarch Abba ben Ukba beni David was Exilarch (Exilarch [Hebrew: ראש גלות Rosh Galut, Aramaic: ריש גלותא Reish Galuta lit. "head of the exile", Greek: Æchmalotarcha], referring to the leaders of the Diaspora Jewish community following the deportation of the population of Judah into Babylonian exile after the destruction of the kingdom of Judah) in Babylonia between 350 and 370.

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from Compiler: R. B. Stewart, Evans, GA

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Abba Abra Mar Exilarch at BABYLON

0300 - 0370

   * BIRTH: 0300
   * DEATH: 0370 

Father: Nathan Ukba II, Exilarch at BABYLON

Family 1 :

  1. +Kahani I Exilarch at BABYLON

Mar Abba Abra,

birth 300, died 370,

occupation: Exilarch Bavel 350-370, son of Mar Ukba III Nathan and nn

He was Exilarch of the Jews in Babylon about 350-370.


1. Stuart, R.W. "Royalty for Commoners" line 329.

2. ..., "Encyclopedia Judiaca", Vol.6, pp.1024-1025.

3. ..., "The Jewish Enclyclopedia" Vol.V, pp.288-290.

He is perhaps the father of King Yezdegird's wife to: nn

Son :

1) Nathan to: nn

2) Mar Kahana, occupation: Exilarch 400-415 to: nn

3) Soshandukht bar Abba, birth ± 355 to: Yazdagrid , birth ± 355 Persia, died 412

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