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Abba bar Hiyya bar Abba

Death: circa 301 (72-90)
Immediate Family:

Son of Rav Ḥiyya bar Abba Arika, haKohen
Father of Yakob "Hiyya" bar Abba
Brother of Kahana bar Hiyya bar Abba; Yirmiyah bar Hiyya and Nechemya bar Hiyya bar Abba

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About Abba bar Hiyya bar Abba

A Palestinian amora, who flourished at the beginning of the fourth century. He was the son of Ḥiyya bar Abba, the well-known pupil of Johanan, and transmitted to his generation the sayings of Johanan, which in their turn had been delivered to him by his father (Yer. Soṭah, ix. 24c). He was on terms of intimate friendship with Zeira (Ḥul. 86b).

Bibliography: Frankel, Mebo, p. 57a; Bacher, Ag. Pal. Amor. iii. 648.