exilarchate

ex·i·larch·ate

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  • exilarchate — ˈ ̷ ̷(ˌ) ̷ ̷ˌlärkə̇t, ˌkāt, ˌ ̷ ̷(ˌ) ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷(ˌ) ̷ ̷ noun ( s) 1. : the office or term of office of an exilarch 2. : the territory or people ruled by an exilarch …   Useful english dictionary

  • Exilarch — An exhibit depicting Exilarch Huna at the Beit Hatefutsot Exilarch (Hebrew: ראש גלות Rosh Galut, Aramaic: ריש גלותא Reish Galuta lit. head of the exile , Greek: Æchmalotarcha) refers to the leaders of the Diaspora Jewish community in Babylon… …   Wikipedia

  • EXILARCH — (Aram. רֵישׁ גָּלוּתָא, resh galuta), lay head of the Jewish community in Babylon. (See Chart: Exilarchs of Parthian and Sasanid Periods and Chart: Babylonian Exilarchs.) Until the Arab Conquest The government of Babylonian Jewry for the first 12 …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • David ben Zakkai (exilarch) — David ben Zakkai (died 940 CE) was an exilarch, leader of the Jewish community of Babylon, known in Jewish history especially for his conflict with Saadia Gaon, which ruptured the leadership of the Babylonian Jews, and which was settled by the… …   Wikipedia

  • Judaism — /jooh dee iz euhm, day , deuh /, n. 1. the monotheistic religion of the Jews, having its ethical, ceremonial, and legal foundation in the precepts of the Old Testament and in the teachings and commentaries of the rabbis as found chiefly in the… …   Universalium

  • HEZEKIAH BEN DAVID — (d. c. 1058), exilarch and gaon. His grandfather Hezekiah b. Judah, a grandson of david b. zakkai , is also referred to as exilarch, although there is some doubt whether he actually held the position. Hezekiah b. David became exilarch after… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • THE MIDDLE AGES — …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Bostanai — was the first exilarch under Arabian rule; he flourished about the middle of the seventh century. The name is Aramaized from the Persian bustan or bostan (as proper name see Ferdinand Justi, Iranisches Namenbuch , p. 74). Almost the only exilarch …   Wikipedia

  • History of the Jews in Iraq — Iraqi Jews are Jews born in Iraq or of Iraqi heritage. The history of the Jews in Iraq is documented from the time of the Babylonian captivity c. 800 BCE. Iraqi Jews constitute one of the world s oldest and most historically significant Jewish… …   Wikipedia

  • Moshe Gil — (Hebrew: משה גיל) (born 1921) is an Israeli historian. Contents 1 Academic career …   Wikipedia

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