Generations of the Rabbis



from

Traditions of the Rabbis
in the Era of the
New Testament
(T-R-E-N-T)


by Dr David Instone-Brewer

Vol.1: Prayer & Agriculture, 2004
Vol.2A: Feasts & Sabbaths: Passover & Atonement, 2011

Further volumes forthcoming from Eerdmans

 

 

Approx. Dates

Generations

Period / Center

Titles and Works

200 bce–10 ce

T0

Second Temple Period

The Great Assembly

10–80 ce

T1

Tannaim:

Mishnah
Tosefta

Halakhic Midrashim

80–120 ce

T2

Yavnean Period

120–140 ce

T3

140–165 ce

T4

Ushan Period

165–200 ce

T5

200–220 ce

T6

220–250 ce

BA1 and PA1

Palestine:

Sepphoris
Tiberias, Caesarea

Babylon:

Nehardea
Pumbeditha, Sura

Amoraim:

Palestinian Talmud,

Babylonian Talmud,

Aggadic Midrashim

250–290 ce

BA2 and PA2

290–320 ce

BA3 and PA3

320–350 ce

BA4 and PA4

350–375 ce

BA5 and PA5

375–425 ce

BA6

T0 covers several generations, from about 200 bce to 10 ce
      i.e., “before New Testament times” or “before the first century”

T1 covers from about 10 ce to after the destruction of the Temple in 70 ce

i.e., “in the first Century,” or “in NT times,” or “before 70 ce

T2 covers the restoration of study from about 80 to 120 ce

i.e., “soon after 70 ce,” or “end of the first century”

or “early Yavnean period” (Yavneh became the center of authority)

T3 covers the period of expansion of study from about 120 to 140 ce

i.e., “early second century” or “later Yavnean period”

or “before Bar Kokhba’s revolt” (132–135 ce)

T4 covers the time of the last great Mishnaic debates in about 140 to 165 ce

i.e., “mid second century” or “after Bar Kokhba’s revolt”

or “early Ushan period” (when Usha became the center of authority)

T5 covers the time of consolidation of Mishnah in about 165 to 200 ce

i.e., “late second century” or “middle Ushan period”

 

Authorities named in Mishnah -  Pre-Tannaitic, before c. 10 ce  (T0)

Bold indicates 10 or more occurrences in Mishnah ; italics indicates less than two occurrences.

Curly brackets indicates that the person is only named in Talmud. Spelling as in Soncino eds.

 

3 rd C bce : Simeon the Just     

1 st   C bce: Ben Hé Hé

        = Simeon I - Jos.Ant.12.43 ;

1 st   C bce: { Bené Bathyra }

    or = Simeon II - Jos.Ant.12.224

1 st   C bce: Hillel   (the Elder)

2 nd C bce: Antigonus   of Soko

1 st   C bce: Honi   the Circle Maker

2 nd C bce: Johanan   the High Priest

1 st   C bce? Joshua   b. Gamala

       = John Hyrcanus

1 st   C bce: Judah b. Tabbai

2 nd C bce: Jose b. Joezer

1 st   C bce: R. Measha

2 nd C bce: Jose b. Johanan

1 st   C bce: Menahem  

2 nd C bce: Joshua   b. Perahiah

1 st   C bce: Shammai   (the Elder)

2 nd C bce: Nittai (Mittai) of Arbela

1 st   C bce: Shemaiah  

2 nd C bce: Jose b. Johanan

1 st   C bce: Simeon b. Shetah

1 st   C bce: Abtalion   [1 st C bce ]

1 st   C ce: Eliehoenai b. Hakof  

1 st   C bce? Akabia b. Mahalalel

1 st   C ce: Hanamel (Hanan) the Egyptian  

1 st   C bce: Baba b. Buta

 

 

Authorities named in Mishnah - Tannaim   c. 10-80 ce  (T1)

Bold indicates 10 or more occurrences in Mishnah ; italics indicates less than two occurrences.

Curly brackets indicates that the person is only named in Talmud. Spelling as in Soncino eds.

 

Abba Jose Cholikofri  

Johanan   b. ha-Horanith  

Admon  

Rn./R. Johanan   b. Zakkai  

Ben Bukri  

{ Jonathan b. Uzziel   }

Dosethai of Kefar Yathmah  

{ Judah b. Durtai }

{ R. Eleazar   b. Harsom }

Menahem   b. Signai  

Rn. Gamaliel   (I, the Elder)

Nahum the Mede  

Hanan b. Abishalom  

Nahum the Scribe  

Hananiah   b. Hezekiah b. G.

Rn. Simeon b. Gamaliel   (I)

R. Hanina,   Deputy of the priests  

{ Simeon b. Hillel   }

R. Ishmael   b. Phabi   (or Fabi )  

R. Simeon of Mizpah  

Joezer of the Birah  

R. Zechariah b. Kubetal  

R. Johanan   (Nehunia) b. Gudgada

 

 

Authorities named in Mishnah -  Tannaim   c. 80-120 ce  (T2)

Bold indicates 10 or more occurrences in Mishnah ; italics indicates less than two occurrences.

Curly brackets indicates that the person is only named in Talmud. Spelling as in Soncino eds.

 

Abba Jose b. Hanan  

R. Halafta  

R. Nehunia b. ha-Kanah  

Abba Saul   b. Batnith  

R. Hanina   b. Dosa  

{ Onkelos   (Aquilas? ) }

(Johanan)   Ben Bag Bag  

R. Hanina   b. Gamaliel   (II) [to T4]

R. Pappias  

Ben Bathyra   (R. Simeon)

R. Huzpith  

Samuel the Lesser  

{ Ben Patura   }

R. Hyrcanus in Kefar Etam  

{ Simeon ha-Pakuli   }

Boethus b. Zonin  

R. Jose   b. (R.) Honi  

R. Simeon b. Nethaneel  

R. Dosa   b. Harkinas

R. Jose   the Priest

Simeon brother of Azariah  

R. Eleazar   b. Arak  

R. Joshua   (b. Hananiah)  

R. Simeon son of the Deputy [T1]

R. Eleazar   b. Azariah  

R. Joshua   b. Bathyra  

R. Yakim   of Hadar

{ R. Eleazar   b. R. Jose }

R. Joshua   b. Hyrcanus  

R. Yeshebab  

R. Eliezer   (b. Hyrcanus)

R. Judah   b. Bathyra

R. Zadok  

R. Eliezer   b. Diglai  

{ R. Judah   b. Lakish   }

{ R. Zechariah b. Abkulas   }

R. Eliezer   b. Jacob   (I)

R. Levit as of Yavneh

R. Zechariah b. ha-Kazzab  

R. Eliezer   / Eleazar   b. Zadok   (I)

{ Nahum of Gimzu   }

 

Rn. Gamaliel   (II)

R. Nehunia b. Elinathan  

 

 


Authorities named in Mishnah - Tannaim   c. 120-140 ce   (T3)

Bold indicates 10 or more occurrences in Mishnah ; italics indicates less than two occurrences.

Curly brackets indicates that the person is only named in Talmud. Spelling as in Soncino eds.

 

Abtolemus  

R. Hananiah   b. Hakinai  

R. Jose   the Galilean

R. Akiba   (b. Joseph)

R. Hananiah   b. Teradion  

R. Jose   b. Kisma

(R. Simeon) Ben Azzai  

R. Hanina   b. Antigonus  

R. Joshua   b. Mathia  

(Simeon) Ben Nanos  

R. Ilai   or Ila

R. Judah   b. Baba

(Simeon) Ben Zoma  

R. Ishmael   (b. Elisha)

R. Judah   the Priest

R. Eleazar   (b.) Hisma

R. Johanan   b. Beroka  

R. Mathia(h) b. Heresh  

R. Eleazar   b. Judah of Bartotha  

R. Johanan   b. Joshua  

Nehemiah of Bet Deli  

R. Eleazar   b. Perata   (I)

R. Johanan   b. Mathia  

R. Simeon b. Akashiah  

R. Eleazar   of Modiim  

R. Johanan   b. Nuri  

Simeon of Teman  

Elisha b. Abuyah  

R. Jose   son of the Damascene

R. Tarfon  

 

Authorities named in Mishnah - Tannaim   c. 140-165 ce (T4)

Bold indicates 10 or more occurrences in Mishnah ; italics indicates less than two occurrences.

Curly brackets indicates that the person is only named in Talmud. Spelling as in Soncino eds.

 

Abba Eleazar   b. Dulai

R. Hananiah   b. Akashiah  

{ R. Josiah   (the Great) }

Abba Saul  

R. Hanina   of Ono  

R. Judah   (b. Illai)  

R. Eleazar   b. Mathia  

R. Ishmael   b. R. Johanan   b. Beroka  

R. Meir  

R. Eleazar   (b. Shammua in M)

R. Jacob   (b. Korshai)

R. Menahem   (b. R. Jose b. Halafta)                    

R. Eliezer   b. Jacob   (II)

R. Johanan   the sandal-maker  

R. Nehemiah  

R. Eliezer   b. R. Jose   the Galilean

R. Jonathan   (b. Joseph)

{ R. Simai   }

R. Eliezer   b. Pilai  

R. Joshua   b. Karha  

Rn. Simeon b. Gamaliel   (II)

R. Eliezer   (Eleazar)   b. Zadok (II)

R. Jose   (b. Halafta)  

R. Simeon of Shezuri  

R. Hananiah   b. Akabia  

R. Jose   b. ha-Hotef the Ephrathi  

R. Simeon (b. Yohai)

 

Authorities named in Mishnah - Tannaim   c. 165-200 ce  (T5)

Bold indicates 10 or more occurrences in Mishnah ; italics indicates less than two occurrences.

Curly brackets indicates that the person is only named in Talmud. Spelling as in Soncino eds.

 

Abba Gorion of Sidon  

{ R. Isaac   }

R. Nathan  

R. Dosa  

R. Ishmael   b. R. Jose   (b. Halafta)  

R. Nehorai  

R. Dosethai b. Jannai  

Jaddua   the Babylonian

R. Phinehas b. Jair  

R. Eleazar   b. R. Simeon (b.Yohai)  

R. Jose   b. R. Judah   (b. Illai)

Rabbi ( Judah ,   ha-Nasi)

    (= Eliezer   b. Simeon   in Babli)

R. Jose   Ketanta   [ ?= Jose

R. Simeon b. Eleazar  

R. Eliezer   (Eleazar)   ha-Kappar

     (Issi) b. Akabia - y.BQ 3.7, 3d]

R. Simeon b. Halafta    

R. Halafta   (b. Dosa) of

     [?=Issi b. Judah   - b.Pes.113b ]

R. Simeon b. Menasia   

    Kefar Hananiah  

R. Jose   b. Meshullam  

Symmachus   (b. Joseph)

 

R. Judah   b. Tema

 

 

Authorities named in Mishnah -  Pre-Tannaitic, before c. 10 ce  (T0)

Bold indicates 10 or more occurrences in Mishnah ; italics indicates less than two occurrences.

Curly brackets indicates that the person is only named in Talmud. Spelling as in Soncino eds.

 

T6 - Tannaim   c. 200-220 ce

{ Rn. Gamaliel   (b. Rabbi) (III)}

R. Simeon b. Judah   (ha-Nasi)

{ R. Zakkai   }

{Hiyya (bar Abba, the Great) }

    (= R. Simeon b. Rabbi)

 

{Bar Kappara   }

{ R. Shila   }

 

PA1 - Palestinian Amoraim   named in Mishnah   c. 220-250 ce

R. Jannai   

R. Joshua   b. Levi

 

 

   


Babylonian & Palestinian Amoraim
  in Babylonian Talmud  c. 220-250 ce

Bold indicates 500 or more occurrences in Talmud; less than 100 occurrences are not included.

Italics indicate the name in Jerusalem Talmud.   Spelling as in Soncino eds.

BA1 - Babylonian Amoraim   c. 220-250 ce

PA1 - Palestinian Amoraim   c. 220-250 ce

Assi (I)

R. Hanina   (bar Hama )

(Mar) Samuel

R. Hoshaia (Hoshaia Rabba, Oshaia )   

Rab (Abba b. Aibu   or Abba Arikha   'the tall')

R. Jannai   (Sabba, the Elder)

 

R. Joshua   b. Levi   


Babylonian & Palestinian Amoraim
  in Babylonian Talmud  c. 250-290 ce

Bold indicates 500 or more occurrences in Talmud; less than 100 occurrences are not included.

Italics indicate the name in Jerusalem Talmud.   Spelling as in Soncino eds.

BA2 - Babylonian Amoraim   c. 250-290 ce

PA2 - Palestinian Amoraim   c. 250-290 ce

Rab Adda bar Ahabah ( Ada  . . .)

R. Hiyya bar Joseph  

Rab Huna (bar Hiyya) (I)

R. Hiyya bar Ashi  

Rab Jeremiah bar Abba (. . .  bar Wa )

R. Johanan   (bar Nappaha)

Rab Judah   (bar Ezekiel)

R. Jose   ben Hanina  

Rabbah   bar Abbuha

(Rab) Kahana   (I)

 

Resh Lakish   (R. Simeon b. Lakish)


Babylonian & Palestinian Amoraim
  in Babylonian Talmud  c. 290-320 ce

Bold indicates 500 or more occurrences in Talmud; less than 100 occurrences are not included.

Italics indicate the name in Jerusalem Talmud.   Spelling as in Soncino eds.

BA3 - Babylonian Amoraim   c. 290-320 ce

PA3 - Palestinian Amoraim   c. 290-320 ce

Abba (Ba) [BA3 => PA3]

R. Abbahu   (of Caesarea )

Rab Hamnuna   (I)

R. Assi   ( Yose, Assa,   Issi ) (II)

Rab Hisda  

R. Ammi   (ben Nathan, Immi )

Rab Joseph (bar Hiyya)  

R. Eleazar   (ben Pedat, Leazar )  

Rab Nahum (bar Jacob)  

Hanina   (Hasid of the Rabbis)

Rab Safra   

R. Hiyya bar Abba, b. Ba (II)

Rab Shesheth

R. Isaac   (Nappaha, 'the blacksmith') (II)

Rabbah   bar bar Hanah ( Abba  . . .)  

R. Levi   (bar Sisi)  

[son of Abba bar Hana, hence 'bar bar']

(R. Samuel)   Bar Nahmani   

Rabbah,   Raba   (bar Rab Nahmani)  

R. Zera   (I)

Rabbah   bar Rab Huna  

 

Ulla   (bar Ishmael)   

 


Babylonian & Palestinian Amoraim
  in Babylonian Talmud  c. 320-350 ce

Bold indicates 500 or more occurrences in Talmud; less than 100 occurrences are not included.

Italics indicate the name in Jerusalem Talmud.   Spelling as in Soncino eds.

BA4 - Babylonian Amoraim   c. 320-350 ce

PA4 - Palestinian Amoraim   c. 320-350 ce

Abaye   

R. Jeremiah  

R. Aha bar Jacob

Rabin   ( R. Abin,   R. Abun,   R. Bun )

R. Rami bar Hama

 

Rab Nahum b. Isaac  

 

Raba   (bar Joseph bar Hama )

 


Babylonian & Palestinian Amoraim
  in Babylonian Talmud  c. 350-375 ce

Bold indicates 500 or more occurrences in Talmud; less than 100 occurrences are not included.

Italics indicate the name in Jerusalem Talmud.   Spelling as in Soncino eds.

BA5 - Babylonian Amoraim   c. 350-375 ce

PA5 - Babylonian Amoraim   c. 350-375 ce

Dimi   (of Nehardea)

(None are named more than100 times)

Rab Huna bar Rab Joshua  

 

Rab Papa   (bar Hanan)

 

Rab Zebid   (of Nehardea)

 


Babylonian Amoraim
  in Babylonian Talmud  c. 375-425 ce

Bold indicates 500 or more occurrences in Talmud; less than 100 occurrences are not included.

Italics indicate the name in Jerusalem Talmud.   Spelling as in Soncino eds.

BA6 - Babylonian Amoraim   c. 375-425 ce

Rab Aha bar Raba   [BA6]

Rab Kahana   [BA6]

Amemar   [BA6]

Mar Zutra   [BA6]

Rab Ashi   [BA6]

Rabina   [I BA6]

BA7 - Babylonian Amoraim   c. 425-460 ce          None are named more than100 times

BA8 - Babylonian Amoraim   c. 460-500 ce            None are named more than100 times

 

      Babylonian & Palestinian Amoraim   in Jerusalem Talmud  c. 220-250 ce

Bold indicates 500 or more occurrences in Talmud; less than 100 occurrences are not included.

Italics indicate the name in Babylonian Talmud.   Spelling as in Neusner's translation.

BA1 - Babylonian Amoraim   c. 220-250 ce

PA1 - Palestinian Amoraim   c. 220-250 ce

Rab (Abba b. Aibu)   

R. Haninah   (bar Hama )  

(Mar) Samuel

(H)Oshaya   (bar Hama , Rabba)

 

R. Joshua   b. Levi   

 

R. Yannai  

 

R. Yose bar Haninah   


 

      Babylonian & Palestinian Amoraim   in Jerusalem Talmud  c. 250-290 ce

Bold indicates 500 or more occurrences in Talmud; less than 100 occurrences are not included.

Italics indicate the name in Babylonian Talmud.   Spelling as in Neusner's translation.

BA2 - Babylonian Amoraim   c. 250-290 ce

PA2 - Palestinian Amoraim   c. 250-290 ce

R. Huna or Hunya  

Hiyya bar Ashi  

 

(Rab) Kahana

 

R. Simeon b. Lakish  

 

      (or Resh Lakish )  

 

R. Yohanan


 

      Babylonian & Palestinian Amoraim   in Jerusalem Talmud  c. 290-320 ce

Bold indicates 500 or more occurrences in Talmud; less than 100 occurrences are not included.

Italics indicate the name in Babylonian Talmud.   Spelling as in Neusner's translation.

BA3 - Babylonian Amoraim   c. 290-320 ce

PA3 - Palestinian Amoraim   c. 290-320 ce

R. Hisda   [BA3]

R. Abahu   (of Caesarea )

 

R. Assa,   Assi, or Issi (II)

 

R. Ammi   or Immi (ben Nathan),

 

Ba , Abba

 

Bar bar Mamel    ( Abba  . . .)

 

Bun bar Kahana    ( Abba  . . .)

 

R. Eleazar   or R. Leazar

 

R. Hinena   (b. Pappai)

 

R. Hiyya b. Abba, b. Ba (II)

 

R. Ila   (also Hela   or Ela)  

 

R. Isaac   (Nappaha) (II)

 

R. Jacob   bar Idi

 

R. Joshua  

R. Levi   (bar Sisi) [T6] or

 

R. Samuel   b. Isaac

R. Samuel   bar Nahmani  

 

R. Simeon b. Ba   or b. Abba

 

R. Simeon b. Pazzi 

 

R. Yose (b. Zab(i)da)


      Palestinian Amoraim  in Jerusalem Talmud  c. 320-350 ce

Bold indicates 500 or more occurrences in Talmud; less than 100 occurrences are not included.

Italics indicate the name in Babylonian Talmud.   Spelling as in Neusner's translation.

PA4 - Palestinian Amoraim   c. 320-350 ce

R. Abin ,   Abun,   Bun or Rabin   (I)

R. Jeremiah  

R. Aha (of Lydda)  

R. Judah   (b. Pazzi or b. Simon)  

R. Haggai  

      or Judah [IV PA5]

Huna, Hunya or Nehonya   (b. Abin)  

R. Yudan  


      Palestinian Amoraim  in Jerusalem Talmud  c. 350-375 ce

Bold indicates 500 or more occurrences in Talmud; less than 100 occurrences are not included.

Italics indicate the name in Babylonian Talmud.   Spelling as in Neusner's translation.

PA5 - Babylonian Amoraim   c. 350-375 ce

R. Abin ,   Abun,   Bun or Rabin   (II)

R. Pinhas   (bar Hama )

R. Hananiah   or Hanina(h) (II)

R. Tanhum( a) (bar Abba)

R. Hezekiah  

R. Yose b. Bun

R. Jonah  

   (or bar Abin,   bar Abun)

R. Mana   or Mani (b. Yonah) (II)

 


 

Alphabetic List  

Ab(b)ahu (of Caesarea ) [PA3]

Abaye   [BA4]

Abba [BA3 => PA3]

Abba Arikha   ('the tall') [BA1]

Abba b. Aibu   [BA1]

Abba Bar bar Mamel   [PA3]

Abba Bun bar Kahana   [PA3]

Abba Eleazar   b. Dula'i [T4]

Abba Gorion of Sidon   [T5]

Abba Jose b. Hanan   [T2]

Abba Jose Cholikofri   [T1]

Abba Saul   [T4]

Abba Saul   b. Batnith   [T2]

Abbah bar bar Hanah   [BA3]

Ab(b)ahu (of Caesarea ) [PA3]

Abin   [PA4] or [PA3]

Abtalion   [1 st C bce ]

Abtolemus   [T3]

Abun   [I PA4] or [II PA5]

Adda or Ada b. Ahabah   [BA2]

Admon   [T1]

Aha (of Lydda)   [PA4]

Aha b. Jacob   [BA4]

Aha b. Raba   [BA6]

Akabia b. Mahalalel   [1 st C bce ?]

Akiba   (b. Joseph) [T3]

Amemar   [BA6]

Ammi   (b. Nathan) [PA3]

Antigonus   of Soko [2 nd C bce ]

Aquilas   [T3]

Ashi   [BA6]

Assa   in Y = [II PA3]

Assi in B = [I BA1]

Assi in Y = [II PA3]

Ba [BA3 => PA3]

Baba b. Buta   [1 st C bce ]

Bar bar Mamel   [PA3]

Bar Kappara or Qappara   [T6]

Bar Nahmani   [PA3]

Ben Azzai   (Simeon) [T3]

Ben Bag Bag   [T2]

Ben Bathyra   (Simeon) [T2]

Ben Bukri   [T1]

Ben Hé Hé   [1 st C bce ]

Ben Nanos   (Simeon) [T3]

Ben Patura   [T2]

Ben Zoma   [T3]

Bené Bathyra   [1 st C bce ]

Boethus b. Zonin   [T2]

Bun b. Kahana   [PA3]

Dimi   (of Nehardea) [BA5]

Dosa in M = b. Harkinas [T2]

Dosa in B = [T5]

Dosa b. Harkinas [T2]

Dosethai b. Jannai   [T5]

Dosethai of Kefar Yathmah   [T1]

Ela   [PA3]

Eleazar   in M and T = (b. Shammua) [T4]

Eleazar   in B and Y = (b. Pedat) [PA3]

Eleazar   b.  Arak   [T2]

Eleazar   b. Azariah   [T2]

Eleazar   b. Harsom   [T1?]

Eleazar   (b.) Hisma [T3]

Eleazar   b.  Judah of Bartotha   [T3]

Eleazar   b. Mathia   [T4]

Eleazar   b. Perata   [I T3]

Eleazar   b. Simeon   (b.Yohai) [T5]

Eleazar   ha-Kappar   [T5]

Eleazar   of Modiim   [T3]

Eliehoenai b. Hakof   [1 st C ce ]

Eliezer   (b. Hyrcanus) [T2]

Eliezer   b. Diglai   [T2]

Eliezer   b. Jacob   [I T2] or [II T4]

Eliezer   b. Jose the Galilean   [T4]

Eliezer   b. Pilai   [T4]

Eliezer   b. Simeon   [T5]

Eliezer   or Eleazar   b. Zadok   [I T2] or [II T4]

Eliezer   ha-Kappar   [T5]

Elisha b. Abuyah   [T3]

Gamaliel   (b. Rabbi) [III, T6]

Gamaliel   (the Elder) [I T1]

Gamaliel   [II T2]

Haggai   [PA4]

Halafta   [T2]

Halafta   (b. Dosa) of Kefar Hananiah   [T5]

Hamnuna   [I BA2] or [II BA3]

Hananiah   or Hanina(h) [II PA5]

Hanamel the Egyptian   [1 st C ce ]

Hanan b. Abishalom   [T1]

Hanan the Egyptian   [1 st C ce ]

Hananiah   b. Akabia   [T4]

Hananiah   b. Akashiah   [T4]

Hananiah   b. Hakinai   [T3]

Hananiah   b. Hezekiah b. Gurion   [T1]

Hananiah   b. Teradion   [T3]

Hanina , Deputy of the priests   [T1]

Hanina   (Hasid of the Rabbis) [PA3] or (b.  Hama ) [PA1]

Hanina   b. Antigonus   [T3]

Hanina   b. Dosa   [T2]

Hanina   b. Gamaliel   [II T4]

Hanina   of Ono   [T4]

Hela   [PA3]

Hezekiah [PA5]

Hillel   (the Elder) [1 st C bce ]

Hinena   (b. Pappai) [PA3]

Hisda   [BA3]

Hiyya (b. Abba) the Great [T6]

Hiyya b. Abba, b. Ba [II PA3]

Hiyya b. Ashi   [PA2]

Hiyya b. Joseph   [PA2]

Honi   the Circle Maker [1 st C bce ]

Hoshaya   (b.  Hama , Rabba) [I PA1]

Huna (b. Abin ) [PA4] or (b. Hiyya) [I BA2]

Huna b. Rab Joshua   [BA5]

Huzpith   [T2]

Hyrcanus in Kefar Etam   [T2]

Ila(i) (the Elder) [T3] or [PA3]

Immi (b. Nathan) [PA3]

Isaac [T5]

Isaac (Nappaha, 'the blacksmith') [II PA3]

Ishmael   (b. Elisha) [T3]

Ishmael   b. Johanan   b. Beroka [T4]

Ishmael   b. Jose   (b. Halafta ) [T5]

Ishmael   b. Phabi   (or Fabi) [T1]

Issi [II PA3]

Issi b. Judah   [T5?]

J---   if a name is not here, try Y---

Jacob (b. Korshai) [T4]

Jacob b. Aha   [PA3]

Jacob b. Idi   [PA3]

Jaddua   the Babylonian [T5]

Jannai   (Sabba, the Elder) [PA1]

Jeremiah [PA4]

Jeremiah b. Abba   (or b. Wa) [BA2]

Joezer of the Birah   [T1]

Johanan   Ben Bag Bag   [T2]

Johanan   (b. Nappaha) [PA2]

Johanan   (Nehunia) b. Gudgada [T1]

Johanan   b. Beroka   [T3]

Johanan   b. ha-Horanith   [T1]

Johanan   b. Joshua   [T3]

Johanan   b. Mathia   [T3]

Johanan   b. Nuri   [T3]

Johanan   b. Zakkai   [T1]

Johanan   the High Priest   [2 nd C bce ]

Johanan   the sandal-maker   [T4]

Jonah [PA5]

Jonathan (b. Joseph) [T4]

Jonathan b. Uzziel   [T1]

Jose in B, M or T = (b. Halafta ) [T4]

Jose in Y = (b. Zab(i)da) [PA3]

Jose (Issi) b. Akabia [T5?]

Jose b. Bun   (or b. Abin , b. Abun ) [PA5]

Jose b. ha-Hotef   the Ephrathi [T4]

Jose b. Hanina   [PA2]

Jose b. Honi   [T2]

Jose b. Joezer   [2 nd C bce ]

Jose b. Johanan   [2 nd C bce ]

Jose b. Judah   (b. Illai) [T5]

Jose b. Kisma   [T3]

Jose b. Meshullam   [T5]

Jose Ketanta   [T5?]

Jose son of the Damascene   [T3]

Jose the Galilean   [T3]

Jose the Priest   [T2]

Joseph (b. Hiyya) [BA3]

Joshua   (b. Hananiah ) [T2]

Joshua   b. Bathyra   [T2]

Joshua   b. Gamala   [1 st C bce ?]

Joshua   b. Hyrcanus   [T2]

Joshua   b. Karha   [T4]

Joshua   b. Levi   [PA1]

Joshua   b. Mathia   [T3]

Joshua   b. Perahiah   [2 nd C bce ]

Josiah   (the Great) [T4]

Judah in M and B = (b. Illai) [T4]

Judah in Y = (b. Pazzi or b. Simon) [PA4] or Judah [IV PA5]

Rab Judah   (b. Ezekiel) [BA2]

Judah b. Baba   [T3]

Judah b. Bathyra   [T2]

Judah b. Durtai   [T1?]

R. Judah   b. Lakish   [T2]

Judah b. Tabbai   [1 st C bce ]

Judah b. Tema   [T5]

Judah ha-Nasi   or . . . Nesi'ah in B = [T5]

Judah ha-Nasi   or . . . Nesi'ah in Y = [II PA2] or [III PA3]

Judah the Priest   [T3]

Kahana   [I PA2] or [II BA6] or [BA1] or [BA3]

Kappara , Bar [T6]

Leazar - see Eleazar  

Levi (b. Sisi) [T6] or [PA3]

Levitas of Yavneh   [T2]

Mana   or Mani (b. Yonah) [II PA5]

Mar Samuel   [BA1]

Mar Zutra   [BA6]

Mattia(h) b. Heresh [T3]

Matthia(h) b. Samuel [T1]

Measha   [1 st C bce ]

Meir   [T4]

Menahem   [1 st C bce ]

Menahem   (b. Jose b. Halafta ) [T4]

Menahem   b. Signai   [T1]

Mittai of Arbela   [2 nd C bce ]

Nahmani   (Samuel b. Nahmani ) [PA3]

Nahum (b. Jacob) [BA3]

Nahum b. Isaac   [BA4]

Nahum of Gimzu   [T2]

Nahum the Mede   [T1]

Nahum the Scribe   [T1]

Nathan [T5]

Nehemiah [T4]

Nehemiah of Bet Deli   [T3]

Nehonya   (b. Abin ) [PA4]

Nehorai   [T5]

Nehunia b. Elinathan   [T2]

Nehunia b. ha-Kanah   [T2]

Nittai of Arbela   [2 nd C bce ]

Onkelos   [T3]

Oshaya   or Oshaia (b.  Hama , Rabba) [I PA1]

Papa   (b. Hanan) [BA5]

Pappias   [T2]

Phinehas b. Jair   [T5]

Pinhas   (b.  Hama ) [PA5]

Qappara , Bar [T6]

Rab (Abba b. Aibu ) [BA1]

Rab Judah   (b. Ezekiel) [BA2]

Raba   (b. Joseph b.  Hama ) [BA4]

Rabbah   (b. Rab Nahmani ) [BA3]

Rabbah   b. b. Hanah   [BA3]

Rabbah   b. Abbuha   [BA2]

Rabbah   b. Rab Huna   [BA3]

Rabbi (Judah, ha Nasi )   [T5]

Rabin   [PA4] or [PA3]

Rabina   [I BA6]

Rami b.  Hama   [BA4]

Resh Lakish   (Simeon b. Lakish) [PA2]

Safra   [BA3]

Samuel [BA1]

Samuel b. Isaac   [PA3]

Samuel b. Nahmani   [PA3]

Samuel the Lesser   [T2]

Shammai   (the Elder) [1 st C bce ]

Shemaiah   [1 st C bce ]

Shesheth   [BA3]

Shila   [T6]

Simai   [T4]

Simeon b. Akashiah   [T3]

(Simeon) Ben Azzai   [T3]

Simeon b. Azzai [T3]

Simeon b. Ba   or b. Abba [PA3]

(Simeon) Ben Bathyra   [T2]

Simeon b. Eleazar   [T5]

Simeon b. Gamaliel   [II T4] or [I T1]

Simeon b. Halafta   [T5]

Simeon b. Hillel   [T1]

Simeon b. Judah   (ha-Nasi) [T6]

(Simeon b. Lakish ) Resh Lakish [PA2]

Simeon b. Lakish   [PA2]

Simeon b. Menasia   [T5]

(Simeon) Ben Nanos   [T3]

Simeon b. Nethaneel   [T2]

Simeon b. Rabbi   [T6]

Simeon b. Shetah   [1 st C bce ]

Simeon (b. Yohai) [T4]

Simeon b. Zoma   [T3]

Simeon b. Pazzi   [PA3]

Simeon brother of Azariah   [T2]

Simeon ha-Pakuli   [T2]

Simeon of Mizpah   [T1]

Simeon of Shezuri   [T4]

Simeon of Teman   [T3]

Simeon son of the Deputy   [T1]

Simeon the Just   [3 rd C bce ]

Simon=Simeon

Symmachus   (b. Joseph) [T5]

Tanhum (a) (b. Abba) [PA5]

Tarfon   [T3]

Ulla   (b. Ishmael ) [BA3]

Y--- if a name is not here, try J---

Yakim   of Hadar [T2]

Yannai - see Jannai

Yeshebab   [T2]

Yohanan - see Johanan

Yose - see Jose

Yudan   [PA4]

Zadok [T2]

Zakkai [T6]

Zebid   (of Nehardea) [BA5]

Zechariah b. Abkulas   [T2]

Zechariah b. ha-Kazzab   [T2]

Zechariah b. Kubetal   [T1]

Zera , or Zeira [I PA3]