Hananiah ben Teradyon

Hananiah ben Teradyon
(fl. 2nd cent)
   Babylonian tanna. He was head of the yeshivah of Siknin in Galilee. He was sentenced to death for teaching the Torah in defiance of Hadrian's decree forbidding religious instruction. He was burned at the stake wrapped in a Torah scroll.

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