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ABBA OF CARTHAGE:

A Palestinian amora, who flourished at the end of the third century. His birthplace was Carthage, and it is incorrect to refer his surname to Cartagena in Spain or to a town of Armenia. He is frequently mentioned in the Jerusalem Talmud and in the haggadic traditions.

Bibliography:
  • Frankel, Mebo, p. 66a;
  • Bacher, Ag. Pal. Amor. ii. 218.
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