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Originally appearing in Volume V04, Page 289 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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BOSTANAI, the name of the first exilarch under Mahommedan rule, in the middle of the 7th century. The exilarchs had their seat in Persia, and were practically the secular heads of the Jewish community in the Orient.
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