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(Heb., ‘pride’, Nahum 2. 3; pl. geʾonim).

Honorific title of the heads of the Jewish academies of Sura and Pumbedita. Between the 6th and 11th cents. ce, the geonim were ...

Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies.


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