1911 Encyclopedia Britannica
The name of the Babylonian amora of the 3rd century, who established at Sura the systematic study of the Rabbinic traditions which, using the Mishnah as text, led to the compilation of the Talmud. He is commonly known as Rab.
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Chisholm, Hugh, General Editor. Entry for 'Abba Arikha'. 1911 Encyclopedia Britanica. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/bri/a/abba-arikha.html. 1910.