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i.e. Abaye, a rabbi of the Talmud who lived in Babylonia (4th c.).


  • Hebrew: אביי = ʾBYY 1


  • Male
  • Death: 337

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Events mentioned by Benjamin of Tudela1 before c.1170c.117313th C1907


  • 1Abaji: Marcus N. Adler, ed., The Itinerary of Benjamin of Tudela (London: Frowde, 1907), 68 [Hebrew with English translation].

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson and Liran Yadgar, “Abaji” in Thomas A. Carlson, ed. Historical Index of the Medieval Middle East, last modified September 16, 2021, https://medievalmideast.org/person/14094.

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  • Thomas A. Carlson: Data merging and XML and Hebrew transliteration from Benjamin of Tudela's travelogue
  • Liran Yadgar: abstract; birth/death/floruit dates entry; and gender assignment, matching, Hebrew collection from Benjamin of Tudela's travelogue
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