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Mai·mon·i·des(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).
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(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
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(Moses ben Maimon) ( “RaMBaM” ), 1135–1204, Jewish philosopher and jurist.
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|Noun||1.||Maimonides - Spanish philosopher considered the greatest Jewish scholar of the Middle Ages who codified Jewish law in the Talmud (1135-1204)|
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