Statue of Moses ben Maimon, known as Maimonides, 1135-1204, Jewish scholar, philosopher and physician, in the Jewish Quarter of Cordoba, Andalusia, Southern Spain. Maimonides was forced to flee with his family to Fez aged 23 to escape religious persecution by fanatical Almohads in al-Andalus. The historic centre of Cordoba is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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Statue of Moses ben Maimon, known as Maimonides, 1135-1204, Jewish scholar, philosopher and physician, in the Jewish Quarter of Cordoba, Andalusia, Southern Spain. Maimonides was forced to flee with his family to Fez aged 23 to escape religious persecution by fanatical Almohads in al-Andalus. The historic centre of Cordoba is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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