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NAHMANIDES, MOSES 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of the Jewish Religion
Author(s):
Adele BerlinAdele Berlin, Maxine GrossmanMaxine Grossman

(1194–1270), biblical exegete, kabbalist, halakhist, poet, and physician; also known as Moshe ben Naḥman, Naḥmani, Ramban, and Bonastrug da Porta. Nahmanides was an intellectual and communal leader of the Jewish community in Catalonia during a crucial period of change. His writings reflect a major synthesis of the two most significant schools of thought: the dialectical tradition of northern French Jewry and the analytic-praxis orientation of Andalusian Jewry.... ...

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