The Talmudic Academies in Babylonia, also known as the Geonic Academies,
were the center ... Sura and Pumbedita were considered the only important seats
of learning: their heads and sages were ... I...
For the following century this academy remained the center of Jewish religious ....
He founded the rabbinic school at Nehardea, which later moved to Pumbedita.
The scholars (Rabbis) who participated in the Talmud are referred to as "Amora'
im" [singular: "Amora"], from an Aramaic word ... He headed the academy at
Pumbedita; Rava [bar Joseph bar Hama], died 352. .... Included in this category
Judah's death left the post of the head of the academy of Pumbedita vacant. ..... in
the category of a professional wage with contracts written between rabbis and ...
Dec 10, 2013 ... Categories ... As the academies of Sura and Pumbedita were invested with ...
gaon and facing him were seated seventy members of the academy in .... in the
eighteenth-century Lithuanian rabbi known as the Gaon of Vilna.
Jul 26, 2015 ... He asks, “What evidence might the rabbi have had for making such a claim? ...
Yehudai's report about Muslim converts comes via a senior rabbi of the
Pumbedita rabbinic academy in Babylon who .... Category : Islamic History.
Jul 31, 2013 ... It is the product of rabbinic categories, modes of thought, and methods of .... that
the rabbis of Yavneh and Usha and Sura and Pumbedita and Troyes ... years at
Gann Academy, will put the most “unexpected” claims to the test.
medievals at least, preclude a text from falling into the category of Oral. 9 ... tenth-
century head of the Rabbinic academy in Pumbedita (Babylonia), Rav Sherira ...
Feb 1, 2015 ... Early Rabbinic Views on Understanding Aggadah/Midrash. Rav Sherira Gaon
906-1006, head of the Pumbedita Academy Sefer Haeshcol, .... This category of
men destroys the glory of the Torah, darkens its brightness, and ...
of the court rather than upon any autonomous category of the community. In the
third ... According to the basic approach of the Rabbis, the Torah and the law de-
...... by R. Hanania Gaon (head of the academy in Pumbedita, tenth century). The.