Medicine in the Mishneh Torah of Maimonides by Fred Rosner

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  • Maimonides, Moses, 1135-1204.,
  • Medicine in rabbinical literature.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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StatementFred Rosner.
LC ClassificationsR135.5 .R675 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 325 p. ;
Number of Pages325
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Open LibraryOL991181M
ISBN 100765759799
LC Control Number96029569

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The final book of Volume 4 is titled “Human Temperaments”. Here medical and daily hygienic practices are placed squarely in an ethical and religious context.

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This book provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to his life and work, revealing how his philosophical sensibility and outlook informed his interpretation of Jewish tradition. Mishne Torah, extensive commentary on the Talmud, composed in the 12th century by the renowned Jewish philosopher and scholar Moses of its 14 volumes deals with a group of laws covering one subject.

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Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xvi. Maimonides was the first person to write a systematic code of all Jewish law, the Mishneh Torah; he produced one of the great philosophic statements of Judaism, The Guide to the Perplexed; published a commentary on the entire Mishna; served as physician to the sultan of Egypt; wrote numerous books on medicine; and, in his "spare time," served.

Maimonides' Commentary to the Mishnah Title. The original title of the commentary was "the Book of the Lamp" "Kitab al-Siraj" in Arabic, occasionally designated as "Sefer Ha-Ma'or" in Hebrew.

Dates The author lived from to He spent ten full years compiling the Mishneh Torah, which he continued to revise throughout his lifetime. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Rosner, Fred.

Medicine in the Mishneh Torah of Maimonides. New York: KTAV Pub. House, © (OCoLC) Maimonides’ ladder of charity is one such feat of the Mishneh Torah that is commonly observed today. In the Mishneh Torah’s Book of Agricultural Laws, Maimonides details “eight rungs in the ladder of charity”, xxxii all of which have been adopted into Jewish culture.

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Born in Córdoba, Almoravid Empire. Maimonides lived in tumultuous times, at the peak of the Reconquista in Spain and the Crusades in Palestine.

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