- one of a line of hereditary rulers of the Jewish community in Babylonia from about the 2nd century a.d. to the beginning of the 11th century.
Origin of exilarch
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Historical Examples of exilarch
Bostana was the first Exilarch who was the vassal of the Mahometans.
But if the Exilarch was not learned, he delegated this duty to the Gaon of Sora.
So the office of Exilarch was left vacant for a year or two.
The rival Exilarch Hassan was banished to Khorasan, where he died.
The Exilarch appoints the Chiefs of the Academies by placing his hand upon their heads, thus installing them in their office.The Itinerary of Benjamin of Tudela
Benjamin of Tudela