Abraham ben Moses ben Maimon (Maimon, Abraham ben Moses)

   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.

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  • 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

  • MAIMONIDES, MOSES — (Moses ben Maimon; known in rabbinical literature as Rambam ; from the acronym Rabbi Moses Ben Maimon; 1135–1204), rabbinic authority, codifier, philosopher, and royal physician. BIOGRAPHY The most illustrious figure in Judaism in the post… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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