Maimonides

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Spain, Philosopher
1135December, 12, 1204.

Moses ben Maimon (Hebrew: מֹשֶׁה בֶּן־מַיְמוֹן‬ Mōšeh bēn-Maymōn; Arabic: موسى بن ميمون‎ Mūsā bin Maymūn), commonly known as Maimonides ( my-MON-i-deez; Greek: Μαϊμωνίδης Maïmōnídēs; Latin: Moses Maimonides), and also referred to by the acronym Rambam (; רמב״ם‬, for Rabbeinu Mōšeh bēn Maimon, "Our Rabbi Moses son of Maimon"), was a medieval Sephardic Jewish philosopher who became one of the most prolific and influential Torah scholars of the Middle Ages. In his time, he was also a preeminent astronomer and physician. Born in Córdoba, Almoravid Empire (present-day Spain) on Passover Eve, 1135 or 1138, he worked as a rabbi, physician, and philosopher in Morocco and Egypt. He died in Egypt on December 12, 1204, whence his body was taken to the lower Galilee and buried in Tiberias.

Also known as Physician, Rabbi, Astrologer

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