Rav Acha bar Yaakov רב אחא בר יעקב

What he used to do to vent anger: Shabbat 105b

Cursing practitioners of an incorrect law: Taanit 29b

Declaring that a court which practiced a certain law incorrectly should be ex-communicated: Nedarim 20a

Rav Acha bar Yaakov used to set a quantitative goal for his daily learning, and he would complete at night what he didn't manage during the day [Rashi - due to the need to make a living]: Eruvin 65a

He used to say, "This is an arrow in the eye of Satan," while shaking the four Species on Succot: Succah 38a

His Tzitzit-Fringes: Menachot 42a

Rav Acha bar Yaakov sent his son to learn before Abbaye, then went in his stead when he found that his son was not as talented as himself: Kiddushin 29b

Rav Acha bar Yaakov criticizing his son for making a blessing in the morning on not having been created as an empty-headed person, and their subsequent conversation: Menachot 43b-44a

Rava calling Rav Acha bar Yaakov "Pappunai," as he lived in Pappuna: Kiddushin 35a

Abbaye had Rav Acha bar Yaakov sent to a room which was known to have a "Damaging Creature" in it [without Rav Acha's knowledge], and when it appeared to Rav Acha bar Yaakov as a snake with 7 heads, each bowing of Rav Acha knocked off a head until it was defeated: Kiddushin 29b

Rav Acha breih deRav Ikka hosted Rabbi 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. Rabbi 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 breih d'Rav Ikka was the son of the sister of Rav Acha bar Yaakov: Ketuvot 74a

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