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ḤANINA (HANANIAH) B. ABBAHU – Palestinian amora of the fourth generation, sometimes cited as Ḥanina of Cæsarea (Cant. R. i. 2). The Talmud relates that his father, R. Abbahu, sent him to the academies at Tiberias to study, but that he devoted himself instead...
ḤANINA (HANANIAH; ḤINENA) B. ADDA (IDDA) – Babylonian scholar of the third century. He was skilled in both Halakah and Haggadah; Adda B. Ahabah appears to have beenhis teacher in the former (Pes. 75a; 'Ab. Zarah 40a); in the latter he seems to have been a pupil of Tanḥum...
ḤANINA B. 'AGUL – Palestinian scholar of the third century; junior contemporary of Ḥiyya b. Abba and Tanḥum b. Ḥanilai. Ḥanina applied to Ḥiyya to explain why the expression "that it may go well with thee," contained in the second version of the...
ḤANINA (HANANIAH) B. ANTIGONUS – Tanna of priestly descent; contemporary of Akiba and Ishmael (Bek. vii. 5). It is supposed that in his youth he had witnessed the service of the Temple of Jerusalem, since he knew the fluters that played before the altar...
ḤANINA B. DOSA – Scholar and miracle-worker of the first century; pupil of Johanan b. Zakkai (Ber. 34b). While he is reckoned among the Tannaim and is quoted in connection with a school and its disciples, no halakot and but few haggadot are...
ḤANINA (HANANIAH) B. GAMALIEL II. – Tanna of the first and second centuries; witness, and perhaps victim, of the Roman persecutions, when, of thousands of scholars at Bethar, only his younger brother Simon b. Gamaliel II. is said to have escaped (Yer. Ta'an. iv....
ḤANINA B. ḤAMA – Palestinian halakist and haggadist; died about 250; frequently quoted in the Babylonian and the Palestinian Gemara, and in the Midrashim. He is generally cited by his prænomen alone (R. Ḥanina), but sometimes with his patronymic...
ḤANINA B. IDDI – See Ḥanina b. Adda.
ḤANINA (ḤINENA) B. IḲA – Scholar of the fourth century; contemporary with Pappa and Zebia (Ber. 25b; Niddah 52a). That he was a Babylonian by birth is evidenced by his reportinghalakot of Judah b. Ezekiel, who never visited Palestine (Ber. 25b, 43b,...
ḤANINA (ḤINENA) B. ISAAC – Palestinian haggadist of the fourth century; contemporary of Samuel b. Ammi, with whom he engaged in an exegetical controversy (Yer. Ber. ii. 10a; Gen. R. xv. 7; "Ḥinena"). Huna the Younger cites as Ḥanina's the following...
ḤANINA KATOBA – Palestinian scribe or notary, who acquired some familiarity with law. Only one halakah, which he learned from Aḥa, is connected with his name (Yer. Sanh. ii. 19c; Yer. Hor. iii. 47a).S. S. M.
ḤANINA B. PAPPA – Palestinian amora, halakist, and haggadist; flourished in the third and fourth centuries; a younger contemporary of Samuel b. Naḥman (Yer. Sheb. v. 36a). His name is variously written Ḥanina, Hananiah, and Ḥinena (comp. Yer....
ḤANINA (ḤANIN) B. PAZZI – Palestinian haggadist of the third and fourth centuries. His teachings are confined to the midrashic literature. It is suggested that he may have been the brother of the better-known amora Simon b. Pazzi; but if so, he never...
ḤANINA OF SEPPHORIS – See Ḥanina (Hananiah) II.
ḤANINA (HANANIAH) OF SHALḲA – Palestinian haggadist of the fourth century; a contemporary of Joshua of Siknin. He has left no original haggadot. In the few instances in which his name appears in the midrashim, it is joined with that of Joshua, the two...
ḤANINA OF SURA – Babylonian scholar of the fifth century; the junior of Mar Zuṭra, who reports to Ashi a halakic objection raised by Ḥanina (Niddah 52a). It is said that at one time Ḥanina's mother had such an aversion for her husband that she...
ḤANINA B. TERADION – See Hananiah b. Teradion.
ḤANINA (ḤINENA) B. TORTA – Palestinian scholar of the third century; disciple of Johanan and contemporary of Ammi and Isaac Nappaḥa (Tem. 29a, 31a; Ned. 57b; comp. Yer. Ter. vii. 55a). He was born in Ṭirna, or Torta, identified by Neubauer ("G. T." p....
ḤANINAI (ḤANINA) KAHANA B. ABRAHAM – Principal (gaon) of the academy at Pumbedita (782-786). Nothing is known of his life and labors except that he displeased the exilarch, and was therefore removed from office, Huna Mar ha-Levi being installed in his...
ḤANINAI (ḤANINA) KAHANA B. HUNA – Gaon of Sura (765-775); contemporary of Malka b. Aḥa, principal of the academy at Pumbedita. Ḥaninai was a pupil of the gaon Judah, who prevented the election of Anan, the founder of the Karaite sect, to the exilarchate, and...
HANNAH – One of the two wives of El-kanah and mother of the prophet Samuel. The first chapter of I Samuel and the first half of the second are almost entirely devoted to her.Hannah was considered as a prophetess by Jonathan b. Uzziel. In...
HANNATHON – City of Zebulun, apparently on the northern boundary, about midway between the Sea of Galilee and the valley of Jiphthah-el (Josh. xix. 14).E. G. H. B. P.
HANNAUX, EMMANUEL – French sculptor; born at Metz in 1855. He began to study at the industrial school at Strasburg, but returned to Metz on the outbreak of the Franco-Prussian war in 1870. Wishing to remain in France, he then went to Nancy, where...
ḤANNELES (ḤANELES), JUDAH LÖB BEN MEÏR – Rabbinical author of the sixteenth century. He wrote "Wayiggash Yehudah" (Lublin, 1599), a commentary on Jacob ben Asher's "Ṭur Oraḥ Ḥayyim," printed together with the text of the "Ṭur." In an eighteenth-century Dyhernfurth...
HANNIEL – 1. Son of Ephod; prince of the tribe of Manasseh; appointed by God to assist Joshua in the division of the promised land (Num. xxxiv. 23). 2. Son of Ullah, of the tribe of Asher; a chief prince and a hero (I Chron. vii. 39).E....