Moses ben Maimon

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  • Moses ben Maimon —    See Maimonides …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • ABRAHAM BEN MOSES BEN MAIMON — (1186–1237), theologian, exegete, communal leader, mystical pietist, and physician. Little was known about him prior to the discovery of the cairo genizah , which has preserved many of his writings, in part autographic. Born in Fustat, Egypt, on… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Maimonides (Moses ben Maimon; Rambam) — (1135 1204)    North African philosopher and halakhist. He is commonly referred to by the name Maimonides, though his given Hebrew name was Moses ben Maimon; the name Rambam is derived from the title Rabbi Moses ben Maimon. He was born in Cordoba …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • ALBAZ, MOSES BEN MAIMON — (16th century), Moroccan kabbalist. Albaz, who lived in Tarrodant, was the author of Heikhal Kodesh, which he began writing in 1575. It is an interpretation of the prayers in the kabbalistic idiom, based mainly on the Zohar and menahem recanati s …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Maimonides, Moses (Rabbi Moses ben-Maimon; Rambam) — (1135–1204)    Spanish rabbi, physician and philosopher. Maimonides was born in Cordoba into a scholarly family which had long been settled in the town. He was educated by his father, a rabbi, in both Hebrew and Arabic. When Cordoba was taken in… …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

  • Rabbi Moses Ben Maimon — noun Spanish philosopher considered the greatest Jewish scholar of the Middle Ages who codified Jewish law in the Talmud (1135 1204) • Syn: ↑Maimonides, ↑Moses Maimonides • Instance Hypernyms: ↑philosopher …   Useful english dictionary

  • Abraham ben Moses ben Maimon (Maimon, Abraham ben Moses) — (1186 1237)    Egyptian rabbinic scholar. He succeeded his father as head of the Egyptian Jewish community. His Comprehensive Guide for the Servants of God, is an encyclopaedic work on the Jewish faith …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • Abraham ben-Moses ben-Maimon — (1186–1237)    Egyptian community leader. Abraham, the only son of MAIMONIDES, was born when his father was fifty one years of age and had already written most of his great works. On his father’s death in 1204, he was appointed nagid (head of the …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

  • Maimon, Moses ben — See Jewish philosophy …   History of philosophy

  • Mosche ben Maimon — Idealporträt Maimonides’ aus dem 19. Jahrhundert Maimonides Statue in Córdoba (Spanien) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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