Mishneh Torah
The Mishneh Torah (Hebrew: מִשְׁנֵה תּוֹרָה‎, "Repetition of the Torah"), subtitled Sefer Yad HaHazaka (ספר יד החזקה "Book of the Strong Hand"), is a code of Jewish religious law (Halakha) autho...
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Rambam Square
The Rambam Square Towers are a complex of two residential skyscrapers in the Israeli city of Beersheba. Rambam Square 1 was completed in 2001, and is 100 meters high, with 26 floors. It was the talles...
Zayn al-Din Gorgani
Zayn al-Din Sayyed Isma‘il ibn Husayn Gorgani (1040–1136), also spelled al-Jurjani, was a Persian 12th century royal Islamic physician from Gorgan, Iran. In addition to medical and pharmaceutical scie...
Ibn Hubal
Muhadhdhib al-Dīn Abūʼl-Hasan ʻAlī ibn Ahmad Ibn Hubal (Arabic: مهذب الدين أبي الحس علي بن أحمد ابن هبل‎) known as Ibn Hubal (Arabic: ابن هبل‎) (c. 1122 - 1213) was an Arab physici...
Ibn Zuhr
Ibn Zuhr (Arabic: ابن زهر‎; 1094–1162), traditionally known by his Latinized name of Avenzoar, was a Muslim Arab physician and surgeon. He was born at Seville in mediæval Andalusia (pr...
History of the Jews in Egypt
The historic core of the indigenous community consisted mainly of Arabic-speaking Rabbanites and Karaites. After their expulsion from Spain, more Sephardi and Karaite Jews began to emigrate to Egypt a...
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Ya'qub ibn Ishaq al-Israili
Ya'qub ibn Ishaq al-Israili (Arabic: يعقوب بن إسحاق الاسرائيلي‎; d. 1208 CE) was a 12th-century Egyptian Jewish physician.
In addition, Ibn Abi Usaibia recorded that Ya'qub wrote the fol...
Abu'l-Barakāt al-Baghdādī
Abu'l-Barakāt Hibat Allah ibn Malkā al-Baghdādī (Arabic: أبو البركات هبة الله بن ملكا البغدادي‎; c. 1080 – 1164 or 1165 CE) was an Islamic philosopher and physician of Jewish descent from Ba...
Maimonides Synagogue
The Maimonides Synagogue (Hebrew: בית כנסת הרמב"ם‎, translit: Beit Knesset ha-Rambam; Arabic: كنيس ابن ميمون‎), also known as the Rav Moshe Synagogue, is a historic synagogue located i...
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Abu al-Majd ibn Abi al-Hakam
Abu al-Majd ibn Abi al-Hakam (Arabic: أفضل الدولة أبو المجد محمد بن أبي الحكم عبيد اللَّه بن المظفر بن عبد اللَّه الباهلي‎; d. 1174 CE) was an Andalusian physician, musician and astrologer o...
Abu Jafar ibn Harun al-Turjali
Abu Jafar ibn Harun al-Turjali (died c. 1180) was born and raised in Trujillo to a noted Muladi Muslim family. He received his education in Cordoba and later entered Almoravid service as a physician i...
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Ibn Jumay‘
Abū al-Makārim Hibat Allāh ibn Zayn al-Dīn Ibn Jumay‘ (died 1198 / AH 594) was an Arab physician of Jewish origin.
Ibn Jumay‘ was born to a Jewish family in Fustat, Egypt. He studied with the phys...
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Jewish principles of faith
Practitioners of Judaism share some principles, but there is no established formulation of principles of faith that are recognized by all observant Jews. The various "principles of faith" that have be...
Anna Komnene
Anna Komnene, Latinized as Comnena (Greek: Ἄννα Κομνηνή, Anna Komnēnē; 1 December 1083 – 1153), was a Greek princess, scholar, physician, hospital administrator, and the daughter of Emperor Alexio...
Oath of Maimonides
The Oath of Maimonides is a traditional oath for physicians attributed to Maimonides. It is not to be confused with the more lengthy Prayer of Maimonides. It is often used as an alternative to the Hip...
Tomb of Maimonides
According to Jewish tradition, the Tomb of Maimonides (Hebrew: קבר הרמב"ם‎ translit. Kever ha-Rambam) is located in central Tiberias, on the western shore of the Sea of Galilee, Israel. Maim...
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Abu al-Bayan ibn al-Mudawwar
Abu al-Bayan ibn al-Mudawwar (sometimes referred to simply as ibn al-Mudawwar or, erroneously, as Mudawwar) (1101–1184) was a Karaite Jew living in Cairo during the twelfth century. He served as court...
Da'ud Abu al-Fadl
Da'ud Abu al-Fadl (1161–1242) was a Karaite Jewish physician who lived in Egypt in the twelfth century CE. He born at Cairo in 1161 and died there about 1242. Having studied medicine under the Jewish ...
Serapion the Younger
Serapion the Younger was the author of a notable medicinal-botany book entitled The Book of Simple Medicaments. The book is dated 12th or 13th century. He is called "the Younger" to distinguish him fr...
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Rambam Health Care Campus
Rambam Health Care Campus (Hebrew: רמב"ם - הקריה הרפואית לבריאות האדם‎), or Rambam Hospital, is a hospital in the Bat Galim neighborhood of Haifa, Israel. The largest medical center in north...
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Averroes
Averroës (/əˈvɛroʊˌiːz/; April 14, 1126 – December 10, 1198) is the Latinized form of Ibn Rushd (Arabic: ابن رشد‎), full name ʾAbū l-Walīd Muḥammad Ibn ʾAḥmad Ibn Rušd (أبو الوليد محمد ابن ا...
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Al-Samawal al-Maghribi
Al-Samawʾal ibn Yaḥyā al-Maghribī (Arabic: السموأل بن يحيى المغربي‎; c. 1130 – c. 1180), commonly known as Samau'al al-Maghribi, was a Muslim mathematician, astronomer and physician. Though ...
Sheshet Benveniste
Sheshet ben Isaac ben Joseph Benveniste (lived in the latter half of the twelfth century) was a French Jewish physician and writer. Like Isaac Benveniste, who is supposed to have been his father, he w...
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Faritius
Faritius (also known as Faricius) (died 1117) was an Italian Benedictine Abbot of Abingdon and physician.
Faricius was born in Arezzo, Tuscany, a Benedictine monk who became known as a skilful phy...
Maimonides
Mosheh ben Maimon (Hebrew: משה בן-מימון‎), or Mūsā ibn Maymūn (Arabic: موسى بن ميمون‎), acronymed RaMBaM (Hebrew: רמב"ם‎ – for "Rabbeinu Mosheh Ben Maimon", "Our Rabbi/Teacher Mo...
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Ibn al-Tilmīdh
Amīn al-Dawla Abu'l-Ḥasan Hibat Allāh ibn Ṣaʿīd ibn al-Tilmīdh (Arabic: هبة الله بن صاعد ابن التلميذ‎; 1073 CE – 1165 CE) was a Syriac Christian physician, pharmacist, poet, musician and cal...
Averroism
Averroism is a school of Islamic philosophy that arose from the influence of the 12th century Al-Andalus Muslim philosopher Averroës, who worked on reconciling Aristotelianism with Islam. Alternativel...
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Abraham ben Moses ben Maimon
Abraham ben Moses ben Maimon (אברהם בן רמב"ם; also known as Rabbeinu Avraham ben ha-Rambam, and Avraham Maimuni) (1186 – December 7, 1237) was the son of Maimonides who succeeded his father as N...
Ahmad ibn Farrokh
Ahmad ibn Farrukh, also written Ahmad-i Farrokh, was a 12th-century Persian physician from Herat.He was one of the teachers of Zayn al-Din al-Jurjani. He is author of a Persian medicine encyclopaedia ...
Muhammad ibn Aslam Al-Ghafiqi
Muhammad ibn Aslam Al-Ghafiqi (d. 1165 CE) was a 12th-century Andalusian oculist and author of The Right Guide to Ophthalmology (Al-Murshid fi ’l-Kuhhl).The book shows that the physicians of the time ...
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