Maimonedies

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  • Oct 19, 1135

    Maimonedies is Born

    Maimonidies is born in Cordoba, Spain to a Jewish family that had lived in Cordoba for a long time. At that time Cordoba was under Muslim control. Jewish residents were allowed to practice therir religion in private.
  • Oct 19, 1159

    The Almohads Conquer

    The Almohads Conquer
    In 1159, the Almohads who were a group of Muslims from the North of Africa took over Cordoba. This group were strict Muslims and did not allow residents of Cordoba to practice their religions. Maimonides and his family did not appreciate this and fled to ironically the North of Africa where the conquerors of his home city were from.
  • Jan 1, 1160

    Maimonidies Arrives in Fez, Moocco

    Maimonidies Arrives in Fez, Moocco
    In 1160 Maimonidies arrives in Fez, Morocco after leaving Cordoba after the Almohads captured it. Morocco is a counry in North Africa.
  • Jan 1, 1166

    Arrives in Egypt

    Arrives in Egypt
    In 1166 Maimonidies arrives in Egypt and eventuall settles in Fostat.
  • Jan 1, 1168

    Settles in Fostat

    Settles in Fostat
    In 1168 Maimonides settles in the town of Fostat in Egypt. He does some of his works there.
  • Jan 1, 1171

    Appointed Leader

    Maimonides is appointed Nagid of teh Egyptian-Jewish Community. Nagid means leader or prince. They were religious leaders of certain areas.
  • Jan 1, 1180

    Maimonides Writes the Mishneh Torah

    Maimonides Writes the Mishneh Torah
    In 1180 wrote the Mishneh Torah which was a compilation of Jewish laws. He also wrote other books on Jewish law.
  • Jan 1, 1190

    Maimonides writes the Guide for the Perplexed

    Maimonides writes the Guide for the Perplexed
    Maimonedies writes The Guide for the Perplexed. It shows that religious faith could be supported by the study of philosophy. That book influenced Muslim and Christians.
  • Dec 12, 1204

    Moses Maimonedies Dies

    Moses Maimonedies Dies
    Maimonides dies in Egypt on December 12, 1204. He lived for about 69 years. Many memorials and tributes have been firected toward this great thinker. He is a great Al-Andalus scholar that will be remembered. A special tomb was made for him.