R. Moshe b. Maimon (Rambam, Maimonides)

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Rambam
Name
R. Moshe b. Maimon, Maimonides
ר' משה בן מימון, רמב"ם
Dates1135–1204
LocationSpain / Egypt
WorksCommentary on the Mishna, Sefer HaMitzvot, Mishneh Torah, Moreh Nevukhim, other letters and medical works
Exegetical CharacteristicsRationalist, philosophical
Influenced byR"Y MiGash, R. Maimon
Impacted onR. Avraham Maimonides, Ralbag, and many others

Background

Life

  • Name
    • Hebrew name
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  • Dates
  • Location
  • Education
  • Occupation
  • Family
  • Teachers
  • Contemporaries
  • Students
  • Time period
  • World outlook

Works

  • Biblical commentaries
  • Rabbinics
    • Talmudic novellae
    • Halakhic codes
    • Responses to the works of others
    • Responsa
  • Jewish thought
  • Misattributed works

Torah Commentary

Characteristics

  • Verse by verse / Topical
  • Genre
  • Structure
  • Language
  • Peshat and derash

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Textual Issues

  • Manuscripts
  • Printings
  • Textual layers

Sources

Significant Influences

  • Earlier Sources
  • Teachers
  • Foils

Occasional Usage

Possible Relationship

Impact

Later exegetes

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