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  Info and facts on 'Mishneh Torah'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Mishneh Torah was compiled between 1170 and 1180 CE, and may be regarded as Maimonides' magnum opus.
The in-depth study of Mishneh Torah underwent a revival in Lithuania (A republic in northeastern Europe on the Baltic Sea) n Judaism in the late 19th century.
Mishneh Torah is often one of the first post-Talmudic sources consulted when investigating a question of Jewish law.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/m/mi/mishneh_torah.htm   (1903 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Mishneh Torah
The Mishneh Torah or Yad ha-Chazaka is a code of Jewish law by one of the most important Jewish authorities, Rabbi Moshe ben Maimon, better known as Maimonides or by the Hebrew abbreviation RaMBaM (usually written "Rambam" in English).
The Mishneh Torah was compiled between 1170 and 1180, and may be regarded as Maimonides' magnum opus.
Mishneh Torah is composed in a lucid, well-styled Hebrew.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Mishneh-Torah   (554 words)

  
 Mishneh Torah - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Mishneh Torah was strongly opposed almost as soon as it appeared.
The most sincere but influential opponent, whose comments are printed parallel to virtually all editions of the Mishneh Torah, was Rabbi Abraham ben David of Posquières, France, 1100s, (Raavad III).
Prominent authorities who have written recent commentaries on the work are Rabbis Meir Simcha of Dvinsk (Ohr Sameiach), Chaim Soloveitchik (Chiddushei Rabbi Chaim), Isser Zalman Meltzer (Even ha-Ezel) and, more recently, Eliezer Menachem Schach (Avi Ezri) and Menachem Mendel Schneerson (Hadran al ha-Rambam).
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 Mishneh Torah - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Maimonides sought brevity and clarity in his Mishnah Torah and as in his Commentary on the Mishnah, he refrained from detailing his sources.
The Mishnah Torah was bitterly attacked almost as soon as it appeared.
Schedule for the present cycle of daily study (PDF file)
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