Maimonides


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 (mī-mŏn′ĭ-dēz′), Moses Originally Moses ben Maimon. Known as "Rambam." 1135?-1204.
Spanish-born Egyptian physician, rabbi, and philosopher who codified the Talmud in the Mishneh Torah (1170-1180) and attempted to reconcile Aristotelian philosophy with Jewish theology in Guide for the Perplexed (1190).

Maimonides

(maɪˈmɒnɪˌdiːz)
n
(Biography) also called Rabbi Moses ben Maimon. 1135–1204, Jewish philosopher, physician, and jurist, born in Spain. He codified Jewish law in Mishneh Torah (1180)
Maiˌmoniˈdean adj, n

Mai•mon•i•des

(maɪˈmɒn ɪˌdiz)

n.
(Moses ben Maimon) ( “RaMBaM” ), 1135–1204, Jewish philosopher and jurist.
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Moreover, the kabbalistic view that all the actions of gentiles are mere animalistic acts that merit neither reward nor punishment counters the ruling of Rabbi Joshua (Sanhedrin 105a) as codified by Maimonides in the Mishneh Torah, Melakhim 8:11.
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However, when tracing the transmission of the Masorah (chain of tradition), Maimonides (Rambam) mentions the rabbinical court of Ezra, known as the "Men of the Great Assembly", (4) and notes that the last of these sages was Simeon the Just, whom he describes as the high priest some time after Ezra.
The second part contains more specialized essays on Mose Maimonides, the near-ancient Jewish philosopher, regarding Maimonides "true opinion" about philosophical and theological questions.
Maimonides states in the introduction to his Guide for the Perplexed that although he will undertake to explain truths that must be concealed from the vulgar, he will do so in such a way that they remain hidden to most readers but revealed to the worthy in flashes (Guide, Part I: Introduction, 6-7 of Shlomo Pines' translation, University of Chicago Press, 1963).
About 800 years ago the acclaimed physician and rabbi Moses Maimonides spelled out what seems to me a pretty good answer in the form of a hierarchy of charitable expression.
Maimonides in His World: Portrait of a Mediterranean Thinker.
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Maimonides compares a fetus threatening its mother's life to a pursuer and justifies therapeutic abortion prior to birth on that basis.
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In A SENSE, Maimonides identifies his opinions on divine providence with Epicureanism.
A century before Maimonides left Spain (1066), a gang of Sanhaja Berbers murdered the Jewish vizier of Granada along with hundreds of Jews in the city.