Abba bar Hiyya bar Abba

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Abba bar Hiyya b. Abba was a Jewish rabbi who flourished at the beginning of the fourth century CE (fourth generation of amoraim). He was the son of Hiyya 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.[1] He was on terms of intimate friendship with Rabbi Zeira.[2]


  1. ^ Yerushalmi Sotah 9 24c
  2. ^ Hullin 86b

  This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainSinger, Isidore; et al., eds. (1901–1906). "ABBA BAR ḤIYYA B. ABBA". The Jewish Encyclopedia. New York: Funk & Wagnalls.