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Author Davidson, Herbert A. (Herbert Alan), 1932-

Title Moses Maimonides : the man and his works / Herbert A. Davidson
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (x, 567 pages)
Contents Contents; 1. MAIMONIDES' LIFE; 2. EDUCATION; 3. RABBINIC WORKS I; 4. RABBINIC WORKS II; 5. RABBINIC WORKS III; 6. PHILOSOPHIC WORKS I; 7. PHILOSOPHIC WORKS II; 8. MEDICAL WORKS; 9. MISCELLANEOUS WRITINGS; 10. CONCLUSION; INDEX
Summary Moses Maimonides (1135-1204), scholar, physician, and philosopher, was the most influential Jewish thinker of the Middle Ages. In this magisterial new biography, the work of many years, Herbert Davidson provides an exhaustive guide to Maimonides' life and works. After considering Maimonides' upbringing and education, Davidson expounds all of his voluminous writings in exhaustive detail, with separate chapters on rabbinic, philosophical, and medical texts. This long-awaited volume is destined to become the standard work on this towering figure of Western intellectual history
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Maimonides, Moses, 1135-1204 -- Teachings.
Maimonides, Moses, 1135-1204.
Jewish scholars -- Egypt -- Biography.
Rabbis -- Egypt -- Biography.
Clergy.
Physicians.
Jews.
Judaism.
Egypt.
Genre/Form Biography.
Biography.
Biographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0195343611 (electronic bk.)
9780195343618 (electronic bk.)