(Moses ben Nachman; also called Ramban by acronym of Rabbi Moses ben Nachman; 1194ca. 1270). Jewish scholar; b. Gerona (ancient Gerunda) NE Sp.; mystic; philologist; Talmudist; banished for blasphemy in a 1263 public disputation with a Christian; d. in Palestine. Works include a commentary on the Pentateuch.
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