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Nachmanides (R. Moshe ben Nachman)

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Nachmanides (R. Moshe ben Nachman): Rabbi Moshe ben Nachman (1194-1270), known by the acronym Ramban, author of commentaries on the Torah, Talmud, and Maimonides' Sefer HaMitzvot
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