JACOB BAR ABINA (ABIN; BUN):
Palestinian amora of the fourth century. He is known as having transmitted the haggadot of Samuel b. Naḥman, Abbahu, and Abba b. Kahana (Eccl. R. i. 5). Jacob is reported to have had a heated controversy with R. Jeremiah on the question of the payment of taxes to the Roman government (Yer. M. Ḳ. iii. 1).
- Bacher, Ag. Pal. Amor. iii. 712-713 et passim;
- Heilprin, Seder ha-Dorot, ii.