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ABBA GORION OF SIDON:

A tanna, who flourished in the second century. He handed down to posterity a saying of Abba Saul (Mishnah, Ḳid. iv. 14, Yerushalmi version) and one of Rabban Gamaliel II. That of Gamaliel, quoted in the introduction to Esther R., forms the beginning to a Midrash on the Book of Esther, for which reason the latter is called Midrash Abba Gorion (see Midrash).

Bibliography:
  • Bacher, Ag. Tan. i. 95, ii. 368.
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