MAIMONIDES: HIS TEACHINGS AND PERSONALITY. ESSAYS ON THE OCCASION OF THE 750TH ANNIVERSARY OF HIS DEATH = HA-RAMBAM, TORATO VE-ISHIYUTO: KOVETS LE-REGEL MELOT SHEVA` MEOT VE-HAMISHIM SHANAH LI-FETIRATO.
New York, The Cultural Department Of The World Jewish Congress And, 1956. Hardcover. Item #27185
(FT) Original Publisher’s Cloth. 8vo. , 21, 73, 157 pages. 24 cm. In English and Hebrew. Foreword in English. These 19 essays were compiled to celebrate the occasion of the 750th anniversary of the death of Maimonides (1135–1204) . They focus on the moral principals which Maimonides established in his writings. Maimonides was a “rabbinic authority, codifier, philosopher, and royal physician. The most illustrious figure in Judaism in the post-talmudic era, and one of the greatest of all time… The influence of Maimonides on the future development of Judaism is incalculable. No spiritual leader of the Jewish people in the post-talmudic period has exercised such an influence both in his own and subsequent generations. ” (EJ) Scarce title. SUBJECT(S) : Maimonides, Moses, 1135-1204. "Essays on the occasion of the 750th anniversary of his death. " Added title page in Hebrew. Very good condition in GOOD+ jacket. (FEST1-52).