Akiba ben Joseph


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A·ki·ba ben Jo·seph

 (ä-kē′bä bĕn jō′zəf, -səf, ə-kē′və) ad 50?-135.
Jewish religious leader whose scholarship, particularly a reinterpretation of the Halakah, profoundly influenced Judaism.

A•ki•ba ben Jo•seph

(ɑˈki bɑ bɛn ˈdʒoʊ zəf, -səf, əˈki və)
n.
a.d. c50–c135, rabbi, scholar, and martyr.
Also called A•ki′ba.
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Midrashic activity reached its height in the 2nd century CE with the schools of Rabbi Ishmael ben Elisha and Rabbi Akiba ben Joseph.