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Moses Maimonides : the man and his works

Author: Herbert A Davidson
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Moses Maimonides, rabbinist, philosopher, and physician, had a greater impact on Jewish history than any other medieval figure. This book offers a fresh look at every aspect of Maimonides' life and works: the course of his life, his education, his personality, and his rabbinic, philosophical, and medical writings. At a number of junctures, Herbert A. Davidson points out that information about Maimonides which has  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Moses Maimonides; Moses Maimonides; Moses Maimonides; Moïse Maïmonide; Moïse Maïmonide; Moses Maimonides; Moses Maimonides; Moses Maimonides
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Herbert A Davidson
ISBN: 019517321X 9780195173215
OCLC Number: 53919693
Description: x, 567 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Maimonides' life --
Education --
Rabbinic Works I --
Rabbinic Works II --
Rabbinic Works III --
Philosophic Works I --
Philosophic Works II --
Medical works --
Miscellaneous writings.
Responsibility: Herbert A. Davidson.
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Moses Maimonides (1135-1204), scholar, physician, and philosopher, was the most influential Jewish thinker of the Middle Ages. In this biography, the work of many years, Herbert Davidson provides an  Read more...

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Prof. Herbert A. Davidson is equally at home in the rabbinic tradition and in the history of philosophy - Greek, Arabic, Jewish, and Latin. This intimate acquaintance with Maimonides' two cultures Read more...

 
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