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The Sura Academy in Babylonia, 5th Century. Relief. Beth Hatefutsoth

Masa-Mechasia 499: Ravina – the Rosh Yeshiva of Sura, passed away.

Ravina is a shortened version of his title and name Rav Avina. He was the son of Rav Huna. Ravina lived amongst the last generation of the Amoraim, and he is credited with finalizing and closing Talmud Bavli.

Source: Igeres Rav Sherirah Gaon.


𝐏𝐚𝐫𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐬 𝐀𝐧𝐧𝐢𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐚𝐫𝐲 𝐨𝐫 𝐁𝐢𝐫𝐭𝐡𝐝𝐚𝐲?
Present them with the gift of their heritage — their very own family tree!
𝘙𝘦𝘱𝘭𝘺 𝘧𝘰𝘳 𝘮𝘰𝘳𝘦 𝘪𝘯𝘧𝘰𝘳𝘮𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯…

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