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Bible Encyclopedias

The 1901 Jewish Encyclopedia

Hanan the Egyptian

1. (Hanan b. Abishalom.) One of the police judges at Jerusalem in the last decades of its independence (see ADMON B. GADDAI). Several of his decisions have been preserved (Ket. 13:1 et seq.). 2. Disciple of Akiba, quoted among "those who argued before the sages" (Sanh. 17b; comp. Yer. Ma'as. Sh. 2:53d). Only one halakah is preserved in his name (Yoma 63b).

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Singer, Isidore, Ph.D, Projector and Managing Editor. Entry for 'Hanan the Egyptian'. 1901 The Jewish Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tje/h/hanan-the-egyptian.html. 1901.

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