IN THE EIGHT HUNDRED years since his birth, R. Moses b.
Nabman (1194-1270) has come to be known as a major intellectual
force in the medieval Jewish world, second perhaps only
to Maimonides. Ram ban excelled as a talmudist, biblical exegete,
kabbalist, disputant and man of letters. The unusual breadth
of Ramban's expertise coupled with his remarkable intellectual
agility render the study of his works both an adventure and
Kanarfogel, E. (1994). On the assessment of R. Moses ben Nahman (Nahmanides) and his literary oeuvre. The Jewish Book Annual, 51, 158-172.
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