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27 07, 2017

Maimonides – a Jewish doctor in medieval Cairo

By |2019-11-22T18:14:12-08:00July 27th, 2017|Islam, Science|0 Comments

Saladin's castle in Cairo, where Maimonides worked Maimonides and health care In the 1100s AD, when Maimonides wrote his book about medicine, doctors didn't have very many medicines or medical treatments that worked. The Guide [...]

25 07, 2017

Guide for the Perplexed – Maimonides

By |2019-11-22T09:01:21-08:00July 25th, 2017|Egypt, Medieval, Philosophy|0 Comments

Maimonides studied in this Cordoba synagogue in Spain (1315 AD, rebuilt from Maimonides' time) What did Maimonides study? When Maimonides was a child, in the 1100s AD, he studied Jewish religious law in the Cordoba synagogue, [...]