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  • Amram Gaon of Sura (c.855 - d.)
    Amram ben Sheshna Gaon Amram ben Sheshna was gaon (Heb. head) of the academy of Sura in the second half of the ninth century. According to Sherira Gaon in his historical Epistle (Heb. Iggeret Rav She...
  • Ukba ben Nechemya (Ukvan), 17th Exilarch Mar 'Ukba III ben Nehemías (c.290 - c.337)
    Exilarch Mar Ukba II ben Nehemiah 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 leade...
  • Mohammed I ibn Yusuf ibn Nasr al-Ahmar (1191 - 1273)
    Mohammed I ibn Nasr (Arabic: محمد ابن الأحمر‎) was a Nasrid ruler of the Moorish Emirate of Granada in Al-Andalus on the Iberian Peninsula, and founder of the last Muslim dynasty in Spain in 1238. ...
  • *Huna ben Nathan, Mar Huna IV, 24th Exilarch (c.395 - 442)
    Abba was succeeded first by his son Nathan and then by another son, Mar Kahana. The latter's son Huna is then mentioned as successor, being the fourth exilarch of that name; he died in 441, according t...

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