Tzadikim

Rabbi Huna bar Mar Zutra & Rabbi Mesharshya bar Pakod

Leaders of Babylonian Jewry, who were arrested by Persian officials, sparking a wave of persecution of the Jews of Babylonia. They were executed in Pumpedita, 470 CE., on the same day.

The letter of Rabbi Sherira Gaon records that Huna bar -son of- Mar Zutra and Mesharshya bar Pakod were executed on the 18th of Tevet, 470 CE.

Rabbi Mesharshya bar brei -son of the son of- d' Rabbi Acha bar Rav may be the Mesharshya that Rabbi Sherirah Gaon was referring to.

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Died: Pumpedita, Babylonia, 470
 

Laders of Babylonian Jewry, who were arrested by Persian officials, sparking a wave of persecution of the Jews of Babylonia. They were executed in Pumpedita, 470 CE., on the same day.

The letter of Rabbi Sherira Gaon records that Huna bar -son of- Mar Zutra and Mesharshya bar Pakod were executed on the 18th of Tevet, 470 CE.

Rabbi Mesharshya bar brei -son of the son of- d' Rabbi Acha bar Rav may be the Mesharshya that Rabbi Sherirah Gaon was referring to.

Rabbi Huna son of Mar Zutra is mentioned in tractate Bava Batra, posting a question to Ravina.          

       May the merit of the tzaddik  Rabbi Huna Brei D'Mar Zutra  protect us all, Amen.

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