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Daemon
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Maimonides

Rabbi Moshe ben Maimon, or Maimonides, was the most influential Jewish thinker of the Middle Ages. His great philosophical work, Moreh Nevukhim (Guide for the Perplexed), attempts to reconcile Aristotelian philosophy with the tenets of Jewish theology and addresses such metaphysical and religious topics as the existence of God and the principles of creation. A physician as well as a scholar and philosopher, he also wrote a number of medical texts. Why is he called "Rambam"? More...
fiddlinshim
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Maimonides wrote the book in Arabic. Its name was 'Dalalat al Hairin'. It is misleading and dirty pool to give the title in Hebrew.
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RaMBaM (רמב"ם – Hebrew acronym for "Rabbi Mosheh Ben Maimon"
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His full Hebrew name is Rabbi Mosheh ben Maimon (Hebrew: רבי משה בן מימון‎), whose acronym forms "Rambam" (רמב"ם). In Latin, the Hebrew "ben" (son of) becomes the Greek−style suffix "-ides" to form "Moses Maimonides".
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