Sages of the Talmud (Gemara) - Amoraim



  • Abayye


  • Abayye bar Avin
    Abayye bar Avin exchanging Purim Gifts of Food with R' Chanina bar Avin: Megillah 7b


  • Abba bar Marta


  • Ameimar


  • Avimi


  • Avitul Safra
    Set of citations of Rav: Moed Katan 18a


  • Avuha bar Ihi
    What Avuha bar Ihi and his brother Manimin praised themselves for: Megillah 28a
    Shemuel asking Avuha bar Ihi to lend him 100 peppers, saying he would re-pay 120, adding the 20 as a gift rather than prohibited interest: Bava Metzia 75a


  • Ayvo


  • Bar Kappara


  • Beiha
      R' Abba said Beiha developed his sharpness of mind from being in Israel, but Rav Yitzchak responded that Beiha had been wise from being in Bavel and in Israel: Temurah 29a


    • Chiyya bar Rav


    • Chizkiyah


    • Geniva
      Rav Yosef said of Geniva, "May his Master forgive him," for a lesson Geniva had taught: Berachot 25a


    • Huna Mar bar Mareimar
      Asking and answering his own question: Bava Metzia 81a


    • Karna
      Was sent by Shemuel to test Rav, who got upset at him and cursed him to have a horn emerge from his eyes: Shabbat 108a


    • Levi


    • Levi bar Shemuel
      Levi bar Shemuel reading the Purim Story before Rav Yehudah: Megillah 19a-b


    • Manimin bar Ihi
      What he and his brother Avuha praised themselves for: Megillah 28a


    • Mar of Mashchi
      What happened when he checked the Techelet-Dye of his Tzitzit-Fringes for authenticity: Menachot 43a


    • Mar bar Ameimar
      Mar bar Ameimar reported his father's piety [in a business deal] to Rav Ashi. Rav Ashi asked, "But what if he would have died and the deal had been left to you?" And Ameimar died: Bava Metzia 68a


    • Mar bar Yosef
      Said he wasn't afraid of the antagonists of Torah at Bei Avidan, because he knew them; until he went there, and was threatened: Shabbat 116a


    • Mar Beraih DeRav Ashi


    • Mar Keshisha Beraih DeRava
      Rav Ashi answering a suggestion of Mar Keshisha Beraih DeRava with "I didn't know that": Shabbat 95a [See Rashi "Lav"]


    • Mar Bereih deRaveina
      His Tzitzit-Fringes: Menachot 42a
      Mar Bereih deRaveina's mother made him a different garment for each day of the week, so lice wouldn't get to him and distract him from learning: Eruvin 65a


    • Mar Ukva


    • Mar Yehudah
      Mar Yehudah saw that Rav Huna bar Yehudah was transporting items on Shabbat in an enclosed, planted area even though it didn't fit Avimi's specifications; Rav Huna bar Yehudah explained that he held with Rav Nachman's view: Eruvin 24a
      Mar Yehudah saw that the people of Mevarchita were following a law which R' Akiva disagreed with, and he corrected them. Rava replied, "You are arguing against the sages! We don't hold this way.": Eruvin 61b


    • Mar Zutra


    • Mar Zutra Chasida


    • Mareimar
      Mareimar called Rav Yeimar "The Permitter of First Born Animals" when he allowed hearsay testimony to say that a Kohen didn't make the blemish to permit use of a First Born animal: Shabbat 145b
      Mareimar didn't permit the people of Sura to consider the sea an enclosure for their alleys, lest the sea deposit sufficient silt to create land: Eruvin 8a


    • Mari bar Mar


    • Mari bereih deRav Huna bereih deRav Yirmiyah bar Abba
      Rav Chisda asked Mari bereih deRav Huna bereih deRav Yirmiyah bar Abba how he could come from Barnish to the Synagogue of Daniel, a distance of three parasangs, on Shabbat. The response was that the cities en route are close together, extending the distance one may travel from his point of origin on Shabbat: Eruvin 21a


    • Nechemyah bereih deRav Chanilai
      He was a student of Rav Nachman, and he was once learning on Shabbat and became so engrossed in his learning that he was drawn outside the boundary of travel on Shabbat [Techum]: Eruvin 43b-44a


    • Rabbah [bar Nachmeni]


    • Rabbah bar Avuha


    • Rabbah bar bar Chana


    • Rabbah bar Chana
      Erred in judging a case, and was told by R' Chiyya that he was free from liability if the people had accepted him as judge: Sanhedrin 5a
      Received license to judge cases in Israel: Sanhedrin 5a
      R' Chiyya asked Rebbe to give judicial license to Rabbah bar Chana: Sanhedrin 5a-b


    • Rabbah (Rava) bar Chiyya Kitosfaah
      Did Chalitzah-Rite Severing the Obligation for Levirate Marriage with a shoe made of Mok-Material on his own, at Night: Yevamot 104a


    • Rabbah bar Livai
      Fell sick after drinking Magical "Zugot"; Rava attributed the sickness to his interruption of Rava while Rava was delivering a Class: Pesachim 110a


    • Rabbah bar Ofran
      How he began his discussion of the Purim Story: Megillah 10b


    • Rabbah/Rava bar Rav Chanan


    • Rabbah bar Rav Huna


    • Rabbah/Rava bar Rav Nachman


    • Rabbah bar Sheila
      Rabbah bar Shayla heard of an odd incident which had resulted in a death, and observed that Gd's order is inevitable: Nedarim 41a


    • Rabbah bar Shemuel
      Rav Nachman designed an entranceway [Tzurat haPetach] permitting transport in an alley on behalf of the Exilarch [Reish Galuta]. Rav Sheshet had a different opinion regarding its validity, and he told his assistant, Rav Gada, to remove it. The Exilarch's servants found Rav Gada and imprisoned him. Rav Sheshet stood by the prison gate and said, "Gada, Emerge!" Rav Gada emerged. Rav Sheshet later encountered Rabbah bar Shemuel and asked him whether he had anything to teach regarding entranceways, and Rabbah bar Shemuel taught that such an entrance would be valid. Rav Sheshet responded, "Don't teach that to the Exilarch's household! [I will recant on my own - Rabbeinu Chananel]": Eruvin 11b
      Rav Nachman, Rav Chisda and Rav Sheshet were by the Exilarch on the second day of a two-day holiday, and a deer was brought which had been caught on the first day and slaughtered on the second day. Rav Nachman and Rav Chisda ate, reasoning that whichever day was the 'real' holiday, they were fine. Rav Sheshet refrained, holding that the days may be considered part of a single sanctity. Rav Sheshet then encountered Rabbah bar Shemuel and asked whether he had learned anything on the matter. When Rabbah bar Shemuel responded that they are two sanctities, Rav Sheshet said, "Don't tell them anything!": Eruvin 39b


    • Rabbah bar Ulla


    • Rabbah Tosfaah
      Raveina answering a suggestion by Rabbah Tosfaah with "I didn't know that that was OK": Shabbat 95a [See Rashi "Lav"]


    • Rachbah [of Pumbedita]


    • Rafram


    • Raish Lakish


    • Rami bar Abba
      Rami bar Abba had a legal question, and took it to Rav Pappa who forbade it, and then to Rav Huna beriah deR' Yehoshua, who forbade it as well: Megillah 26b


    • Rami bar Beruchi
      Known as "Neharbilai" - the one from Nehar Bela: Beitzah 8b [Rashi]


    • Rami bar Chama
      Series of questions: Menachot 68b-69a
      Rami bar Chama asking a question with an obvious answer, and the Gemara commenting that he had not been careful with his words, due to the speed of his thought process; he had meant to ask a similar, more difficult question: Eruvin 90a
      Rav Bibi bar Abayye asked a question, which sounded like Rami bar Chama's question. Rav Bibi responded, "Would I argue based on someone else's question?! Rather, I mean...": Eruvin 90a
      Rami bar Chama's host had a problem with a transaction, and Rami bar Chama sent him to Rav Nachman for a ruling: Bava Metzia 51a


    • Rami bar Shemuel
      Rami bar Shemuel and Rav Yitzchak beraih deRav Yehudah, learning in the school of Rav Huna when overheard by Rav Huna's son, Rabbah bar Rav Huna: Niddah 17b


    • Rami bar Yechezkel


    • Rav


    • Rav bar Sheva


    • R' Abba


    • R' Abba bar Chiyya
      R' Zeira as the "friend" of R' Abba bar Chiyya: Moed Katan 22a


    • R' Abba bar Kahana


    • R' Abba bar Shumni
      When R' Abba bar Shumni and R' Menashya bar Yirmiyah miDifti parted from each other, they taught each other new lessons, so that they wouldn't forget each other: Eruvin 64a


    • R' Abba bar Zavda


    • R' Abba Beraih DeR' Chiyya bar Abba
      R' Zeira as the "friend" of R' Abba Beraih DeR' Chiyya bar Abba: Moed Katan 22a


    • Rav Acha
      Carrying a Bride on his shoulders, because it had no effect on him: Ketuvot 17a
      Rav Acha removed a teacher for hitting the children too much, but Raveina returned him to his post because no one else could teach as well as he could: Makkot 16b


    • R' Acha bar Chanina
      Wore patched shoes, but not double-layer patched shoes: Shabbat 114a
      R' Acha bar Chanina said, "It is revealed and known before the Creator of the Universe that there was no one in R' Meir's generation who was R' Meir's peer. The law doesn't follow him, only because his peers could not follow his logic": Eruvin 13b


    • Rav Acha bar Huna
      Sending a question to Rav Yosef: Kiddushin 12b


    • Rav Acha bar Pappa
      Also known as Rav Acha Aricha [The Tall]: Shabbat 111a, 113a


    • Rav Acha bar Rav
      Sent a question to Raveina: Kiddushin 13a


    • Rav Acha bar Tachlifa
      Rav Acha bereih deRav Ikka hosted R' Elazar meiHegronia and Rav Acha bar Tachlifa in Rav Acha bar Yaakov's city, and wanted to slaughter an animal. He presented the knife to them to examine it, and Rav Acha bar Tachlifa asked whether they shouldn't show it to Rav Acha bar Yaakov. R' Elazar meiHegronia cited the law that a scholar may check it himself, and he checked it and suffered harm, either because the idea of consulting Rav Acha bar Yaakov had been raised or because Rav Acha bar Yaakov was far beyond them: Eruvin 63a


    • Rav Acha bar Yaakov


    • Rav Acha bar Yosef


    • Rav Acha Bardila
      Rav Acha Bardila's instructions to his son, or Rav's instructions to Rav Acha Bardila, on how to grind spices permissibly on Yom Tov: Beitzah 14a


    • Rav Acha Bereih deRav Avya
      Rav Acha bereih deRav Avya meeting the students of Rav Ashi and asking whether Rav Ashi had taught anything on a certain subject: Eruvin 11b


    • Rav Acha Bereih deRav Ikka
      Displaying how much one must remove a forbidden garment, in order to be liable anew for putting it back on: Makkot 21b
      Rav Acha bereih deRav Ikka hosted R' Elazar meiHegronia and Rav Acha bar Tachlifa in Rav Acha bar Yaakov's city, and wanted to slaughter an animal. He presented the knife to them to examine it, and Rav Acha bar Tachlifa asked whether they shouldn't show it to Rav Acha bar Yaakov. R' Elazar meiHegronia cited the law that a scholar may check it himself, and he checked it and suffered harm, either because the idea of consulting Rav Acha bar Yaakov had been raised or because Rav Acha bar Yaakov was far beyond them: Eruvin 63a


    • Rav Acha Beraih DeRava


    • Rav Acha d'min Hutzal
      Rav Acha d'min Hutzal went to Rav Ashi to nullify a vow made by his wife. Rav Ashi told him to come back the next day because he [Rav Ashi] had consumed significant quantities of wine - even though the wine had been diluted: Keritot 13b


    • Rav Achai


    • Rav Achai [Achi] bar Yoshiyah
      His body didn't rot, because he didn't have any jealousy of others: Shabbat 152b
      Attacking gravediggers, after he had died; arguing with Rav Nachman: Shabbat 152b


    • R' Achi bar Yoshiyah
      R' Achi bar Yoshiyah asked R' Dostai bar R' Yannai and R' Yosi ben Kippar to bring a charge back to him from its guardians; the guardians demanded absolution from responsiblity over the object while it was en route, and R' Yosi refused to grant it; they beat him, with R' Dostai's approval. R' Dostai explained that he gave in because the guardians were 1 cubit tall, with 1 cubit hats, deep voices, strange names and the power to imprison or kill them: Gittin 14a-b


    • Rav Ada bar Ahavah


    • Rav Ada bar Masna


    • R' Alechsandri


    • R' Ami bar Abba
      A set of his statements: Nedarim 32a-b


    • Rav Ami
      Rav Ami and Rav Asi were the "two [most] important Kohanim of Israel": Megillah 22a
      Rav Ami was subject to Rav Huna, despite his own great status: Megillah 22a


    • R' Ami


    • R' Ami and R' Asi together


    • Rav Amram


    • Rav Amram Chasida
      Used to Whip people for planting gourds in a vineyard, a violating of blending plants: Shabbat 139a


    • Rav Anan


    • R' Anani bar Sasson
      R' Ami was upset at R' Anani bar Sasson because he cited a law without mentioning its source: Moed Katan 24b


    • R' Asa
      R' Chiyya bar Abba and R' Asa and Rava bar Natan learning together, and Rav Nachman listening and approving their words, and saying Shemuel approved their words, too: Eruvin 32b


    • Rav Ashi


    • Rav Asi [Not to be confused with R' Asi: Tos. Shabbat 45b]


    • R' Asi


    • R' Avahu


    • R' Avin
      R' Avin and Rav Yitzchak ben Rebbe learning before R' Yirmiyah, who dozed off and then awoke to point out an error in their learning: Nedarim 29b-30a


    • Rav Avira
      How he tested Techelet-Dye for authenticity: Menachot 43a
      Presenting a statement which may have been from R' Ami and may have been from R' Asi: Berachot 20b


    • Rav Avya
      Learning before Rav Yosef on Shabbat and dislocated his hand; he shifted it around in different manners to ask whether they were permissible until it finally healed: Shabbat 148a
      Took collateral for loans given on a Holiday: Shabbat 148b
      Rav Avya saw a man in Neherdaa with a bolt which was tied to a door with a reed; Rav Avya said one may not use such a bolt in a door on Shabbat: Eruvin 102a


    • Rav Eina Sava
      Rav Nachman preceded a response to Rav Ayna Sava, "Black bread!": Megillah 14b


    • R' Ayvo bar Nagri
      R' Chiyya bar Abba and R' Ayvo bar Nagri practiced a law against a teaching of R' Yochanah, angering him: Rosh HaShanah 21a


    • Rav[a] bar Sheva


    • R' Berachyah
      Statements On Torah Scholars: Yoma 71a


    • Rav Beruna


    • Rav Bibi


    • Rav Bibi bar Abayye


    • R' Binyamin bar Yefet
      Statements of his, some of which cite R' Elazar, on Joseph and his brothers: Megillah 16b


    • Rav Chaga
      Brought the body of Rav Huna into the crypt where R' Chiyya was buried: Moed Katan 25a
      Learned by Rav Huna from the age of 18: Moed Katan 25a


    • Rav Chama
      Rav Chama immersing on the day before Pesach, to remove certain types of impurity before he would teach Torah at the Seder that night: Berachot 22b
      Rav Chama's "tarsha" ways of selling merchandise for later payment, for more than it was worth at that time and in that place, without violating laws prohibiting interest on loans: Bava Metzia 65a-b
      Rav Chama's attempt to rent out his money, as one may rent out a shovel, and his Divine punishment of poverty because this was prohibited as interest: Bava Metzia 69b


    • R' Chama bar Bissa
      Rebbe praised R' Chama bar Bissa to R' Yishmael Ben R' Yosi; R' Yishmael Ben R' Yosi was disappointed when R' Chama asked him for Rebbe's opinion instead of R' Yosi's [R' Chama had thought it appropriate, as Rebbe was the head of the school, had the Sages before him, and was very sharp]: Niddah 14b


    • Rav Chama bar Chanina
      The way he used to begin teaching the Torah portion on the Cities of Refuge: Makkot 10b


    • Rav Chana Bagadataah
      On the Benefits of Rain: Ketuvot 10b
      On the Benefits of Dates: Ketuvot 10b


    • Rav Chana bar Bizna


    • Rav Chanah bar Chanilai


    • Rav Chanan
      Rav Chanan and Rav Anan travelling on the road, and one saying to the other that they should ex-communicate a man who they saw violating a rabbinic prohibition; the other responded that they weren't expert enough in the laws to clarify the prohibition: Kiddushin 39a


    • Rav Chanan bar Rav
      Had tablets inscribed with Torah Verses, cited by Rav Chisda as evidence for the correct reading of certain Verses: Pesachim 117a


    • Rav Chanan bar Rava
      Rav Huna told Rav Chanan bar Rava, "Don't disagree with me; Rav went to Damharya and practiced as I have said." According to Rav Chanan bar Rava, Rav performed a stringent practice in Damharia because the local people were lax in their Mitzvah observance, and he sought to distance them from sin: Eruvin 6a


    • Rav Chanan bar Rav Chisda
      He, or his brother Nachman, contradicted his father Rav Chisda incorrectly; Rav Chisda slapped him with a shoe: Moed Katan 25a


    • Rav Chananel


    • Rav Chananiah bar Bibi
      Was careful to take a break between drinking cups of wine, to prevent a Magical "Zugot" problem: Pesachim 110a


    • Rav Chananiah Kara ["The Reader"]
      R' Chanina haGadol wouldn't allow him to split verses while reading them, except for didactic purposes: Megillah 22a


    • R' Chanin
      Son-in-law of the Leader of the Jews: Moed Katan 25b
      Didn't have children for a long time, and then died on the day when his wife gave birth: Moed Katan 25b
      His eulogy: Moed Katan 25b


    • R' Chanina


    • R' Chanina haGadol
      R' Chanina haGadol wouldn't allow R' Chananiah Kara to split verses while reading them, except for didactic purposes: Megillah 22a


    • Rav Chanina


    • R' Chanina bar Avin
      Abayye bar Avin exchanging Purim Gifts of Food with R' Chanina bar Avin: Megillah 7b


    • R' Chanina bar Chama
      A string of comments on Torah study and Manners, from sages named Chanina: R' Chanina, then R' Chanina bar Pappa, then R' Chanina bar Chama, then R' Chanina bar Idi: Taanit 7a


    • R' Chanina bar Idi
      A string of comments on Torah study and Manners, from sages named Chanina: R' Chanina, then R' Chanina bar Pappa, then R' Chanina bar Chama, then R' Chanina bar Idi: Taanit 7a


    • R' Chanina bar Pappa/Pappi


    • R' Chanina/Chananiah bar Sheila
      His dessert: Pesachim 119b
      Shemuel instructing R' Chananiah bar Sheila in a matter of law: Eruvin 12a


    • R' Chanina bar Yosef
      R' Chanina bar Yosef, R' Chiyya bar Abba and R' Asi were staying in an inn together and had a Halachic question; R' Chanina bar Yosef gave a leniency, which R' Asi opposed. R' Chiyya bar Abba said, "Let us depend on the elder," which they did. They later asked R' Yochanan, and he approved of their actions, to the amazement of the students in Neherdaa and of R' Elazar: Eruvin 65b-66b


    • Rav Chaviva
      Making Blessing of "SheHaSimchah BeMiono" at a Circumcision: Ketuvot 8a
      Citing a law from the elders of Pumbedita: Eruvin 79b


    • R'/Rav Chelbo


    • Rav Chinina bar Shelat
      As Shemuel's scribe, receiving instructions for writing bills of loans: Bava Metzia 15a


    • R' Chisda


    • R' Chiyya and his sons Chizkiyah and Yehudah


    • Rav Chiyya of Vistanya
      What happened when Rav Huna bar Manoach, Rav Shemuel bar Idi and Rav Chiyya of Vistanya came to study with Rav Pappa after their teacher Rava died, and they were dissatisfied with Rav Pappa's lessons: Taanit 9a-b


    • Rav Chiyya bar Abba


    • R' Chiyya bar Ami
      Set of statements quoting Ulla: Berachot 8a


    • R' Chiyya bar Ashi
      Wouldn't eat a meal prepared for him by Zeiri's wife, because he held against Zeiri on certain laws of food-preparation on Shabbat: Shabbat 109a, 140a
      R' Zeira exclaimed, regarding statements of Rav Yehudah citing Rav and Rav Chiyya bar Ashi citing Rav, "How accurate are the teachings of these elders!": Eruvin 12b


    • Rav Chiyya bar Asi
      R' Zeira merged the properties in the town of R' Chiyya's study hall, to permit transport between the properties on Shabbat, relying on certain information he had received from the town elders regarding the way Rav Chiyya bar Asi had done it. Abayye challenged him based on other data, and R' Zeira conceded, 'I didn't know that.': Eruvin 59b


    • Rav Chiyya bar Avin


    • R' Chiyya bar Rav
      His Ketubah [Bill guaranteeing money to a Divorced/Widowed Wife] was written during the day and signed that night: Gittin 18a


    • Rav Chiyya bar Yosef
      Rav Chiyya bar Yosef asked Shemuel regarding a certain debate, "Does the law follow you, or does it follow Rav?" Shemuel responded that the law follows Rav: Eruvin 90b
      Rabbi Yochanan threatening Rabbi Chiyya bar Yosef with a Mi shePara curse for his apparent intent to renege on an agreement: Bava Metzia 48b


    • Rav Daniel bar Ketina
      How rain came to meet the needs of the fields of Rav Daniel bar Ketina: Taanit 9b


    • Rav Dimi of Neherdaa


    • Rav Dimi bar Chinina
      Rav Chisda describing a lesson which "was constantly in the mouth of ["margila b'fumeih"] Rav Dimi bar Chinina: Zevachim 36b


    • Rav Dimi bar Yitzchak
      How he began his discussion of the Purim Story: Megillah 10b-11a


    • Rav Dimi bar Yosef
      When his grandson died before reaching the 30 day viability mark, he rebuked his son for mourning; his son replied that he knew that his son had been viable: Shabbat 136a


    • R' Dostai bar R' Yannai
      R' Achi bar Yoshiyah asked R' Dostai bar R' Yannai and R' Yosi ben Kippar to bring a charge back to him from its guardians; the guardians demanded absolution from responsiblity over the object while it was en route, and R' Yosi refused to grant it; they beat him, with R' Dostai's approval. R' Dostai explained that he gave in because the guardians were 1 cubit tall, with 1 cubit hats, deep voices, strange names and the power to imprison or kill them: Gittin 14a-b


    • R' Efes
      Reish Lakish and the students of R' Chanina had a legal quandary. Reish Lakish said they should act on a certain suggestion, and then ask on arrival by the sages of the South. When they arrived, they asked R' Efes, who agreed with their method: Eruvin 65b
      Upset because Levi failed to attend his study hall; Levi was punished for this: Berachot 18b


    • R' Elazar [ben Pedat]


    • R' Elazar meiHegronia
      Rav Acha bereih deRav Ikka hosted R' Elazar meiHegronia and Rav Acha bar Tachlifa in Rav Acha bar Yaakov's city, and wanted to slaughter an animal. He presented the knife to them to examine it, and Rav Acha bar Tachlifa asked whether they shouldn't show it to Rav Acha bar Yaakov. R' Elazar meiHegronia cited the law that a scholar may check it himself, and he checked it and suffered harm, either because the idea of consulting Rav Acha bar Yaakov had been raised or because Rav Acha bar Yaakov was far beyond them: Eruvin 63a
      An investment partnershipn of R' Elazar meiHegronia: Bava Metzia 69a


    • R' Elyashiv
      The eulogy for him: Moed Katan 25b


    • R' Evyatar


    • Rav Gada
      Rav Nachman designed an entranceway [Tzurat haPetach] permitting transport in an alley on behalf of the Exilarch [Reish Galuta]. Rav Sheshet had a different opinion regarding its validity, and he told his assistant, Rav Gada, to remove it. The Exilarch's servants found Rav Gada and imprisoned him. Rav Sheshet stood by the prison gate and said, "Gada, Emerge!" Rav Gada emerged. Rav Sheshet later encountered Rabbah bar Shemuel and asked him whether he had anything to teach regarding entranceways, and Rabbah bar Shemuel taught that such an entrance would be valid. Rav Sheshet responded, "Don't teach that to the Exilarch's household! [I will recant on my own - Rabbeinu Chananel]": Eruvin 11b


    • Rav Gaza
      Claimed that he once made Babylonian "Kutach HaBavli" Concoction in Israel, and all of the sick people there asked for some: Shabbat 145b


    • Rav Geviha of Argiza
      Known for his allegorical analyses of verses: Gittin 7a


    • Rav Gidal
      Set of Citations of Rav: Nedarim 7b-8a
      Rav Gidal swearing, by "Torah, the Prophets and the Writings," that Rav said something which Rav Gidal cited in his name: Eruvin 17a
      Rav Gidal sitting near the mikvah to offer guidance to women on immersion, and why he wasn't concerned about inappropriate attraction: Berachot 20a


    • Rav Hemnuna [Zuta]


    • Rav Hoshia
      R' Yochanan saying to Reish Lakish's son, "Had I arrived at that verse [that you just explained], I wouldn't have needed you or your teacher, R' Hoshia": Taanit 9a
      Rav Hoshia learned before Bar Kappara, and then went to learn before R' Chiyya. When he subsequently asked Bar Kappara a question, Bar Kappara asked what R' Chiyya, "the Babylonian," would say. When Rav Hoshia couldn't answer, Bar Kappara mocked R' Chiyya, calling him 'Iyya.': Keritot 8a


    • Rav Huna


    • Rav Huna bar Avin
      His children's attempted acquisition of a female servant: Kiddushin 8b


    • Rav Huna bar Chinina


    • Rav Huna bar Chiyya


    • Rav Huna Beraih DeR' Chiyyun/Chelvan
      Was a Tzurba MeiRabbanan - Young Torah Scholar: Shabbat 139b
      Used Trickery to evade Rabbinic Laws on Shabbat: Shabbat 139b


    • Rav Huna Beraih DeRav Ika
      Praised by Rav Safra as being exact in his learning, like Rachbah of Pumbedisa: Pesachim 52b


    • Rav Huna bar Manoach
      What happened when Rav Huna bar Manoach, Rav Shemuel bar Idi and Rav Chiyya of Vistanya came to study with Rav Pappa after their teacher Rava died, and they were dissatisfied with Rav Pappa's lessons: Taanit 9a-b


    • Rav Huna Beraih DeR' Yehoshua


    • Rav Huna Beraih DeR' Yehudah
      Saying "Lo Shimeea" [I haven't heard it], meaning "Lo Siveera Li" [I don't agree with it]: Pesachim 41a
      Mar Yehudah saw that Rav Huna bar Yehudah was transporting items on Shabbat in an enclosed, planted area even though it didn't fit Avimi's specifications; Rav Huna bar Yehudah explained that he held with Rav Nachman's view: Eruvin 24a


    • Rav Huna of Descarta
      Rava said to Rav Huna of Descarta, who had cited Levi to challenge him, "If Levi were here, he would ex-communicate you [invoking 'pulsa d'nura'] for mis-quoting him!": Bava Metzia 47a


    • R' Idi
      Citing a legal statement which R' Yehoshua ben Levi made without explanation, and commenting, "This is prophecy!" [Rashi - And R' Yehoshua ben Levi wouldn't have said it without a tradition from his elders]: Eruvin 60b


    • Rav Idi, Avuha DeR' Yaakov bar Idi
      Travelled three months to spend one day in the Study Hall - "Bar Bei Rav DeChad Yoma": Chagigah 5b
      R' Yochanan asked that he not be upset with Students who made fun of him for his extended trip and brief learning: Chagigah 5b


    • Rav Idi bar Avin


    • Rav Idi bar Shisha
      Wouldn't use wine for a Cup of Wine Associated with Special Blessings if it came from a cup which had been drunken from: Pesachim 106a


    • R' Ila'a
      Saying "May Gd save us from your logic" in a debate with R' Chanina: Shabbat 84b


    • R' Ila
      Depending on your version, he and R' Chanina either did or didn't come out to honor Rav Huna's casket as it was brought past their study hall: Moed Katan 25a


    • Rav Ilish
      How the sons of R' Ilish handled a partnership document from an investment of their father, R' Ilish: Bava Metzia 68b-69a


    • R' Illai
      R' Shimon bar Abba remonstrating R' Illai and R' Yaakov bar Zavdi for standing before him, because he didn't consider himself worthy and because they had been learning Torah: Kiddushin 33b
      R' Avahu's riddle response when the students asked him where R' Ilai was, and R' Ilai's riddle response when the students asked him where R' Avahu was: Eruvin 53b


    • Rav Kahana


    • Rav Ketina
      An angel appeared to him, and chided him for wearing clothing which was exempt from Tzitzit-Fringes: Menachot 41a


    • R' Levi
      Citing traditions from the Men of the Great Assembly: Megillah 10b
      How he began his teaching of the Purim Story: Megillah 11a


    • Rav Malchiya
      List of Rav Malchiya's statements, as opposed to those of Rav Malchiyo: Makkot 21a


    • Rav Malchiyo
      List of Rav Malchiyo's statements, as opposed to those of Rav Malchiya: Makkot 21a


    • Rav Mani
      He was careful to check the Techelet-Dye of the Tzitzit Fringes which he sold, with both of the established methods of analysis: Menachot 43a


    • R' Mani from Tzur
      Tanchum bereih deR' Ami taught law in Chatar until he was informed that R' Mani, his master, was in the area: Sanhedrin 5b


    • Rav Mari


    • Rav Mari bar Rachel
      His lineage: Shabbat 154a
      There were two of them: Tosafot Bava Metzia 73b "Rav"
      Rav Mari bar Rachel lived in a house he held as collateral from a nochri. The nochri sold it to Rava, who did not charge him rent until the nochri paid off the debt (because had the house remained with the nochri, the nochri could not have removed him without paying the debt), but there was no issue of prohibited interest because the nochri, not Rava, was the debtor: Bava Metzia 73b


    • R' Marinus
      His son, Shabtai, denied a clause that had been in his Ketubah [Bill mandating money for a wife upon Divorce/Widowing] when it was lost; upon contradiction, he claimed, "I paid it already": Bava Metzia 17a


    • Rav Matna


    • R' Melai
      Set of Statements which are not related to law; his own and citing others: Shabbat 139a


    • R' Menachem ben Simai


    • Rav Menasheh
      When Ulla was in the house of Rav Menasheh, a man came and knocked at the gate on Shabbat. Ulla said, "May this man's body be desecrated, as he desecrated Shabbat!" Rabbah responded that only musical sounds are forbidden on Shabbat: Eruvin 104a


    • R' Menashya
      Selected by Shemuel to answer a question in place of Levi, when Levi died: Shabbat 139a


    • R' Menashya bar Gada
      How Rav Menashya bar Gada handled the breakup of a manager/investor partnership involving livestock, and Abayye's response: Bava Metzia 69a


    • Rav Menashya bar Seguvli
      Rav Yosef said of Rav Menashya bar Seguvli, "May his Master forgive him," when Rav Menashya misquoted a lesson Rav Yosef had taught him: Eruvin 29a


    • R' Menashya bar Yirmiyah miDifti
      When R' Abba bar Shumni and R' Menashya bar Yirmiyah miDifti parted from each other, they taught each other new lessons, so that they wouldn't forget each other: Eruvin 64a


    • R' Mesharshiya
      The eulogy for him: Moed Katan 25b


    • Rav Mesharshiya


    • Rav Mordechai
      He asked a question of Rabbah, Rav Yosef and Abayye, got the same answer from all 3, and responded, "You all spit the same saliva!": Shabbat 99b
      Rav Mordechai termed Rav Ashi "Mar": Beitzah 6a


    • Rav Nachman


    • Rav Nachman bar Gurya
      Had a difficult time answering questioners in Neherdaa, until they said his Rebbe must have been a reed-picker: Shabbat 95a


    • Rav Nachman bar Rav Chisda
      He, or his brother Chanan, contradicted his father Rav Chisda incorrectly; Rav Chisda slapped him with a shoe: Moed Katan 25a


    • Rav Nachman bar Yitzchak


    • Rav Natan bar Ami
      Received news from afar of his mother's death: Moed Katan 20a
      Rava advising R' Natan bar Ami on when to marry off his son: Kiddushin 30a


    • Rav Natan bar Asya
      Travelling on the Rabbinically-Instituted Second Day of Holidays outside Israel, and being put in Ex-Communication by Rav Yosef for it: Pesachim 52a


    • Rav Natan bar Oshia
      Terming R' Yochanan a "Gavra Rabah" - great man: Shabbat 81b
      R' Yochanan answering him with a pantomime: Shabbat 102b
      Rav Yehudah bar Ishtita brought a fruit basket to Rav Natan bar Oshia: Eruvin 52a-b


    • R' Oshia


    • Rav Papi


    • Rav Pappa


    • Rav Pappa bar Abba
      Labelled a "Baal Bassar" [fleshy person] by Rav Pappa: Bava Kama 10b
      His sons were rich, and had meat and wine all of the time, and so were told to honor Shabbat specially by extending it and beginning it early: Shabbat 119a


    • Rav Pappa bar Shemuel
      Wanted to use a ram's horn and trumpets on Rosh HaShanah, but was told that this was only done in the Temple: Rosh HaShanah 27a
      Telling his servant to blow the Ram's Horn on Rosh HaShanah for him while h was in the personal [silent] Amidah: Rosh HaShanah 34b
      Rava rejected purchase of an eved, preferring to hire needy people to do the work. Rav Pappa bar Shemuel then purchased him, only to find the eved's hair had been dyed to make him look younger; Rav Pappa bar Shemuel blamed himself for not acting meritoriously as had Rava: Bava Metzia 60b


    • R' Pedat
      R' Pedat had a bolt for his door which ten men had to lift together: Eruvin 102a


    • Rav Pinchas beraih deRav Chisda
      Rava was once serving Rav Pappa, Rav Huna beraih deRav Yehoshua, Rav Mari and Rav Pinchas beraih deRav Chisda, and only the former two stood up in respect for him, leading him to get upset at the latter two for acting as though they were greater than the former two: Kiddushin 32b


    • Rav Safra


    • Rav Sala
      Statements of Rav Sala, citing Rav Hemnuna: Taanit 7b


    • Rav Sama
      Rav Sama and Raveina were sitting before Rav Ashi, when Rav Sama pointed out a problem with Raveina's Tzitzit Strings to him. Raveina explained that Rav Sama was incorrect, and Rav Sama was embarrassed, leading Rav Ashi to reassure him, "Don't be upset; one of them [Israelis] is equal to two of us [Babylonians]!": Menachot 42a


    • Rav Sama bar Rikta
      Exclaiming "[By] the King's Crown!": Kiddushin 9a


    • Rav Sechorah


    • Rav Seorim, brother of Rava
      Rava, his brother Rav Seorim, and the Angel of Death: Moed Katan 28a


    • R' Shefatyah
      Set of statements citing R' Yochanan: Megillah 32a


    • Rav Shemayah
      Raveina permitted something, and then Rava bar Tachalifa and Rav Shemayah challenged it. They asked Rava, and he also ruled against Raveina: Eruvin 40a
      Rava sending a response to Abayye, via Rav Shemaya bar Zeira: Eruvin 93a


    • Rav Shemen
      R' Yochanan gave Rav Shemen temporary license to judge cases: Sanhedrin 5b


    • Rav Shemuel bar Acha
      Rav Pappa assigning ownership of his 12,000 dinar to Rav Shemuel bar Acha when Rav Shemuel bar Acha went to Bei Chozai to collect them on his behalf: Bava Metzia 46a


    • Rav Shemuel bar bar Chanah
      Reminding Rav Yosef of something he had taught pre-amnesia: Shabbat 146b


    • Rav Shemuel bar Bisna
      Rav Yosef said to Rav Shemuel bar Bisna, "You hurt me! [Rashi's trans.]" when Rav Shemuel misinterpreted a Mishnah: Kiddushin 26b


    • Rav Shemuel bar Idi
      What happened when Rav Huna bar Manoach, Rav Shemuel bar Idi and Rav Chiyya of Vistanya came to study with Rav Pappa after their teacher Rava died, and they were dissatisfied with Rav Pappa's lessons: Taanit 9a-b


    • R' Shemuel bar Nachmeni


    • R' Shemuel Ben R' Yitzchak


    • Rav Shemuel bar Shelat
      Rav asked him to encourage people in his eulogy: Shabbat 153a


    • Rav Shemuel bar Yehudah


    • Rav Shemuel bar Zutra
      Declared that even were he promised all of the world's treasures, he would not lie: Bava Metzia 49a-b


    • Rav Shemuel bar Rav Yosi
      Bar Kappara, or perhaps R' Shemuel ben R' Yosi, not standing before R' Shimon bar Rebbe, upsetting him; he complained to his father, Rebbe: Kiddushin 33a


    • Rav Sheravya
      Expressing surprise at a leniency of Rava, he said, "May it be [Gd's] Will that he should permit [forbidden] Fat!": Shabbat 136b


    • Rav Sheshet


    • Rav Sheshet of Kartizya
      Rav Sheshet of Kartizya reading the Purim Story for Rav Ashi: Megillah 21b


    • R' Shimon bar Abba
      In a case where he delivered a Bill of Divorce, the other witness with him was not initially mentioned because R' Shimon's honor overshadowed his: Gittin 5b
      R' Shimon bar Abba remonstrating R' Illai and R' Yaakov bar Zavdi for standing before him, because he didn't consider himself worthy and because they had been learning Torah: Kiddushin 33b


    • R' Shimon ben Rebbe
      The Special 7 Blessings recited at His Wedding: Ketuvot 8a
      R' Shimon ben Rebbe analyzing a verse "like a knot": Kiddushin 22b


    • R' Shimon ben Yehotzadak
      There were 2 people by this name: Tos. Niddah 10b #2


    • Rav Shisha Bereih DeRav Idi
      Wore clothing folded up into beautiful cuffs: Shabbat 147a
      How Rav Shisha bereih deRav Idi stored his phylacteries [tefillin] when he was sleeping: Berachot 24a


    • R' Simai
      Testifying to a practice from Chaggai, Zecharyah and Malachi: Rosh HaShanah 19b Commenting on the remarkable significance of lessons learned from a Gezeirah Shavah: Keritot 5a


    • Rav Simi bar Ashi
      Rav Simi bar Ashi saving someone who swallowed a snake, or alternatively being saved by Eliyahu the Prophet after swallowing a snake: Shabbat 109b
      Rav Simi bar Ashi's decision to stop besieging his teacher, Rav Pappa, with questions, when he saw the embarrassing effect on Rav Pappa: Taanit 9b


    • Rav Simi bar Chiyya
      People brought water to Rav Simi bar Chiyya through an area on Shabbat by making a wall out of human beings: Eruvin 44b


    • R' Simlai


    • Rav Tachlifa bar Maarava [of Israel]


    • R' Tanchum
      Set of statements, on legal issues and on issues beyond the law: Chagigah 3a


    • R' Tanchum bar Chiyya
      The eulogy for him: Moed Katan 25b


    • R' Tavla
      Rav Yosef saying, after learning something, "Now I understand what I heard R' Tavla saying...": Eruvin 75a
      Proving a law by pointing out that R' Tavla saw people in Mechoza practicing in a certain way, and he did not object: Eruvin 102a


    • Rav Tavut
      Declared that even were he promised all of the world's treasures, he would not lie: Bava Metzia 49a-b


    • Rav Tuvi bar Matna
      Abayye and Rava ex-communicated a butcher who insulted Rav Tuvi bar Matna: Moed Katan 16a


    • Rav Tuvi bereih deRav Nechemiah
      Rav Tuvi bereih deRav Nechemiah asking Rav Yosef a halachic question regarding a barrel of wine he owned: Beitzah 12b


    • R' Yaakov
      The eulogy for R' Yaakov: Moed Katan 25b
      R' Yaakov identified as "HaHu meiRabbanan [One of the sages]": Eruvin 80a
      R' Yaakov saying, "This is the way R' Yochanan explained it to me": Eruvin 80a
      R' Zeira asking R' Yaakov to investigate an event by questioning Rav Yaakov bar Idi on arrival in Tzur: Eruvin 80a
      R' Zeira identifying R' Yaakov as "son of the daughter of Yaakov" [because his father behaved improperly - Rashi]: Eruvin 80a


    • Rav Yaakov bar Abba
      Found a barrel of wine, and took it to Abayye who allowed him to keep it: Bava Metzia 23b


    • Rav Yaakov bar Idi
      R' Yaakov bar Idi wouldn't use wine for a Cup Associated with Special Blessings if it came from a pitcher which had been drunken from: Pesachim 106a
      R' Zeira asking R' Yaakov to investigate an event by questioning Rav Yaakov bar Idi on arrival in Tzur: Eruvin 80a


    • R' Yaakov bar Zavdi
      R' Shimon bar Abba remonstrating R' Illai and R' Yaakov bar Zavdi for standing before him, because he didn't consider himself worthy and because they had been learning Torah: Kiddushin 33b


    • R' Yannai


    • Rav Yechezkel
      Rav Yechezkel was challenged on a statement by his son, Rav Yehudah; Shemuel chastised Rav Yehudah for it: Kiddushin 32a
      Shemuel told Rav Yehudah to stand before Rav Yehudah's father, Rav Yechezkel, despite being his Rebbe: Kiddushin 33b


    • R' Yehoshua ben Levi


    • R' Yehoshua Beraih DeRav Idi
      Not wanting to tell the Sages the news of Rav Kahana's death, he hinted it: Pesachim 3b


    • R' Yehoshua HaGarsi
      Explaining the use of the hides of animals which weren't slaughtered properly, for Phylacteries: Shabbat 108a


    • Rav Yehudah


    • Rav Yehudah Achveih DeRav Sala Chasida
      Had a pair of shoes which he shared with [his] children: Shabbat 112a


    • Rav Yehudah bar Ami
      When R' Zeira was too tired to learn, he would sit outside Rav Yehudah bar Ami's door, to get reward for standing and honoring Torah scholars as they entered and exited: Eruvin 28b


    • Rav Yehudah bar Ishtita
      Rav Yehudah bar Ishtita brought a fruit basket to Rav Natan bar Oshia: Eruvin 52a-b


    • Rav Yehudah bar Nachmeni
      Translator before R' Chiyya bar Abba: Ketuvot 8b
      Translator before Reish Lakish: Temurah 14b


    • Rav Yehudah bar Oshia
      R' Yehudah bar Oshia's advice when asked what to do about a Gentile armorer who lived in the neighborhood and wouldn't rent out his share of the area (which would have allowed the Jews to merge their ownerships for the sake of permitting transportation back and forth on Shabbat): Eruvin 80a
      Rav Yehudah bar Oshia was asked for a ruling and didn't have an answer. The question went to Rav Matnah, who also did not have an answer. The question then went to Rav Yehudah, who answered it: Eruvin 80a


    • Rav Yehudah bereih deRav Shemuel bar Shelat
      Rav Yehudah bereih deRav Shemuel bar Shelat reported a legal ruling by Rav regarding two laws. Rav denied having rendered the ruling in one of the cases, and Rava objected, arguing that he had, himself, heard the ruling from Rav. Rav had recanted his earlier ruling: Eruvin 14b


    • R' Yehudah Hindvaah
      Was a Convert: Kiddushin 22b
      Mar Zutra visited R' Yehudah Hindvaah while he was dying, and then took control of his avadim when he died: Kiddushin 22b-23a


    • R' Yehudah Niseeah


    • Rav Yeimar
      Allowed hearsay testimony to say that a Kohen didn't make the blemish to permit use of a First-Born Animal animal, and Mareimar called him "Yeimar, the Permitter of First-Born Animals": Shabbat 145b


    • Rav Yeiva Sava
      Rav Yeiva Sava was sent by the sages to observe Rav Chisda's conduct in practicing a certain Mitzvah. Rav Chisda saw him and said, "When someone picks up a moist piece of wood, you know it's because he wants to use the place beneath it [You obviously didn't come here for nothing]." Rav Chisda then performed his practice, showing him what to do: Eruvin 40b


    • R' Yirmiyah


    • Rav Yirmiyah bar Abba
      Accidentally ate before the Havdalah-Rite Concluding Shabbat: Pesachim 106b
      The vow someone took, to refuse benefit from R' Yirmiyah's son's property: Nedarim 7b


    • R' Yirmiyah ben Elazar
      Set of statements on issues which don't deal with law: Eruvin 18b-19a


    • Rav Yirmiyah MiDifti [of Difti]


    • Rav Yisrael
      R' Elazar asked a follow-up question on a case to Rav Yisrael, who responded with the verse, "Give to a wise man and he will become still wiser," meaning that the answer should be clear from the original case: Eruvin 65b


    • Rav Yitzchak [Son of Rav Yehudah]
      Was sent by his father to see how Ulla practiced the Havdalah-Rite Concluding Shabbat, but sent Abayye instead: Pesachim 104b
      How he tested Techelet-Dye for authenticity: Menachot 42b-43a


    • Rav Yitzchak bar Shemuel bar Marta
      Rav Achai married off his son in the household of Rav Yitzchak bar Shmuel bar Marta, and investigated when his son was not able to consummate the marriage. He found that there was a Torah Scroll in the room, and said they could have endangered his son by leaving it there, had the son consummated the marriage in the room: Berachot 25b


    • R' Yitzchak


    • R' Yitzchak, of the school of R' Ami
      R' Yitzchak of the school of R' Ami citing a series of lessons regarding the story of Samson: Sotah 9b


    • Rav Yitzchak bar Avudimi
      Rava said that any pasuk that was not explained by Rav Yitzchak bar Avudimi had not really been explained, and any braita that was not explained by Zeiri had not really been explained: Zevachim 43b


    • R' Yitzchak bar Bisna
      Made a decree following Rav's death, that no one should bring Myrtle and Palm branches to weddings: Shabbat 110a
      Bar Kasha of Pumbedita broke the Above decree, and was bitten by a snake and died: Shabbat 110a


    • Rav Yitzchak bar Yosef


    • R' Yitzchak ben Elazar
      His eulogy for R' Yochanan: Moed Katan 25b


    • R' Yitzchak ben Rebbe
      R' Avin and Rav Yitzchak ben Rebbe learning before R' Yirmiyah, who dozed off and then awoke to point out an error in their learning: Nedarim 29b-30a


    • Rav Yitzchak beraih deRabbah bar bar Chanah
      Rava telling Rav Yitzchak the teachings of his father, Rabbah bar bar Chanah: Succah 43b


    • R' Yitzchak beraih deRav Yehudah


    • R' Yitzchak Nafcha


    • R' Yochanan


    • R' Yochanan ben Dahavai
      Angels informing R' Yochanan ben Dahavai of certain causes of certain deformities in people: Nedarim 20a, 20b


    • R' Yonatan


    • Rav Yosef


    • Rav Yosef bar Chama
      Rav Sheshet asking Rav Yosef bar Chama to bring a charged object back for him from a certain place: Gittin 14a
      Rav Yosef bar Chama challenging Rabbah with a question, and Rabbah having no answer [ishtik] but instead referring the question back to him: Bava Metzia 58a
      Rav Yosef bar Chama's controversial practice with people who owed him money, and the way he recanted when his son Rabbah challenged him based on various sources: Bava Metzia 64b-65a


    • R' Yosef Bereih d'Rava
      Rav Yosef bereih d'Rava questioning his father's ruling [2x]: Bava Metzia 83a


    • R' Yosef Bereih d'R' Yehoshua Ben Levi
      Near-Death Experience: Pesachim 50a


    • R' Yoshiyah [the Junior]
      R' Elazar saying to R' Yoshiyah [the Junior], "Don't sit down until you explain" a certain law: Kiddushin 36b; Menachot 71a


    • R' Yosi bar Asyan
      R' Yosi bar Asyan was known for his clever way of speaking in riddles: Eruvin 53b


    • R' Yosi ben R' Chanina
      Set of quotations of R' Eliezer Ben Yaakov on Prayer: Berachot 10b
      R' Yosi ben R' Chanina heard a strict legal opinion by R' Chiyya, and laughed at it, not because it was strict but because he knew that there was a specific leniency applicable for that case: Eruvin 47b-48a


    • R' Yosi ben Shaul
      Set of quotations of Rav: Beitzah 7a-b


    • R' Yosi ben Zimra
      Getting permission to Examine a blemish in a First-Born Animal: Yoma 78a


    • R' Yudin
      R' Elazar termed R' Yudin, "The Leader of the Generation": Kiddushin 21b


    • R' Zakkai
      R' Yochanan told R' Zakkai, "Pok Teni Livra [Go teach that outside!]": Eruvin 9a


    • R' Zecharyah Ben Avkulus
      Removing seeds of dates which were too good for fodder, by spitting them out behind the couch he was sitting on: Shabbat 143a


    • R' Zeira


    • Rav Zevid


    • Rav Zutra (Mar Zutra Chasida)


    • Rav Zutra Beraih DeRav Zeira
      They annulled vows for him on Shabbat, although he had had an opportunity for it before Shabbat: Shabbat 157a


    • Rava


    • Rava bar Avin
      His household used to soak grain on Pesach without fear of it becoming Leaven: Pesachim 40a


    • Rava bar Chinina Sava
      Set of statements citing Rav: Berachot 12a-b


    • Rava bar Natan
      R' Chiyya bar Abba and R' Asa and Rava bar Natan learning together, and Rav Nachman listening and approving their words, and saying Shemuel approved their words, too: Eruvin 32b


    • Rava bar Rabbah
      Called Rav Yosef "Rabbeinu [Our Teacher]": Shabbat 123a
      Was known for extraordinary love of Torah Scholars: Makkot 10a


    • Rava bar Rav Aza
      Reporting a question which was discussed in Israel: Temurah 21a [note the Shitah Mikubetzet's edition]


    • Rava bar Rav Chanan
      Rava bar Rav Chanan asked what the law was in a certain case; Abayye responded, "Go see what the nation does [Puk Chazi Mai Ama Dabar]": Eruvin 14b


    • Rava bar Shemuel
      Rav Pappa, Rav Huna bereih deRabbi Yehoshua and Rava bar Shemuel sitting at a meal together and discussing who was pure enough to lead for the blessing: Berachot 22b


    • Rava bar Tachalifa
      Raveina permitted something, and then Rava bar Tachalifa and Rav Shemayah challenged it. They asked Rava, and he also ruled against Raveina: Eruvin 40a


    • Rava bereih deRav Yosef bar Chama
      Rav Yosef was angry with Rava bereih deRav Yosef bar Chama, and Rava bereih deRav Yosef bar Chama went to appease him on the eve of Yom Kippur. He substituted himself for Rav Yosef's servant, and diluted the wine for him. When Rav Yosef [who was blind] tasted the wine, he said, "This wine tastes like the dilution of Rava bereih deRav Yosef bar Chama!" When Rava admitted it was he, Rav Yosef said, "Don't sit down until you explain the following verse," a verse regarding the value of humility for Torah study: Eruvin 54a


    • Raveina


    • Ravin


    • Ravnai bar Abba
      Selling Sunflower Seeds: Ketuvot 21b


    • Shemuel


    • Tanchum bereih deR' Ami
      Taught law in Chatar until he was notified that his master, R' Mani from Tzur, was in the area: Sanhedrin 5b


    • Tavi
      Stumped Rav Nachman, then cited an answer to his problem from Rav Sheshet: Temurah 34a


    • Ulla


    • Ulla bar Rav
      His prayer of "Neilah" closing Yom Kippur: Yoma 87b


    • Yehudah bar Yechezkel
      Credibility of his quotations of Shemuel, according to his brother Rami: Ketuvot 21a


    • Zeiri
      His notebook: Shabbat 156a
      Called R' Chiyya "Rebbe": Shabbat 156a
      People brought fodder to Zeiri through an area in which Shabbat transport should have been prohibited, by making a wall out of human beings: Eruvin 44b
      Zeiri speaking to his deceased hostess, to find out where his money was stored: Berachot 18b
      Protesting leniencies, saying, "They have annulled immersion!" [or, possibly, "They have annulled hand-washing!"]: Berachot 22a
      Rava said that any pasuk that was not explained by Rav Yitzchak bar Avudimi had not really been explained, and any braita that was not explained by Zeiri had not really been explained: Zevachim 43b


    • Zeiri of Dihavat
      Replying to various sages, "You learn Lesson X from the verse you brought; I learn the same lesson from a different verse": Taanit 7b


    • Zutra bar Tuvyah
      Learning before Rav Yehudah, he repeatedly asked a question which Rav Yehudah didn't answer, until Rav Yehudah got angry and ex-communicated him: Moed Katan 16b

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