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  • The Jewish chief priest may be said to be the successor of the exilarch or resh galutha of the earlier period.
  • The seat of the exilarch or resh galutha was transferred from Pumbedita(Pumbeditha or Pombeditha) inBabylonia to Bagdad, which thus became the capital of oriental Judaism; from then to the present day the Jews have played no mean part in Bagdad.
  • Nasi, prince, chief) was given to the head of the sanhedrim in Palestine, and is sometimes, though wrongly, applied to the " exilarch," a head of the Jewish college at Babylon.
  • EXILARCH, in Jewish history, "Chief or Prince of the Captivity."
  • Hence the head of the Babylonian Jews was the exilarch (in Aramaic Resh Galutha) .
 

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