Babylonian amora of the fifth generation (4th cent.). His principal teachers were Abaye (in whose school R. Safra and Abba b. Huna were his fellow pupils; B. B. 167b) and Raba; R. Papa, his senior, was a fellow pupil under Raba (Sanh. 87a). On one occasion Huna and Huna b. Naḥman contested Raba's decision ('Ab. Zarah 57b). Huna has transmitted a halakah in the name of Ḥiyya b. Rab (Ber. 30a).

  • Heilprin, Seder ha-Dorot, ii.
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