Name: Yochanan ben Nappaha
Alternate Name: Rabbi Yochanan
Born: 190
Died: 279
Biography: A Palestinian Amora, he was born in Sepphoris and was extremely handsome. He was orphaned at an early age, but attened the school of Judah I and later became an assistant to Judah II. His life was tragic, losing ten children and suffering insanity in the end, grieving over the death of Simon ben Lakish, for which he blamed himself.