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The Maccabean Revolt

Daniel J. Harrington

The Maccabean Revolt

Anatomy of a Biblical Revolution (Old Testament Studies)

by Daniel J. Harrington

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Published by Michael Glazier .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Criticism, interpretation, etc,
  • Biblical studies, criticism & exegesis,
  • Revolutions & coups,
  • Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church,
  • Maccabees.,
  • Religion,
  • Old Testament Commentary,
  • Bible.,
  • O.T.

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages143
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8248844M
    ISBN 100894536559
    ISBN 109780894536557

      This is the tenth lesson of a series entitled, "An Introduction to the Bible." This video looks at the period of the Maccabean revolt. The course is . The Maccabean Revolt was an insurrection by Jewish patriots (the Maccabees) against the Seleucid Empire and parties who wished to adopt Greek culture. The Seleucid Empire, which controlled present-day Syria and Israel, sought to make the Jewish people more Seleucid Emperor Antiochus IV Epiphanes installed a Greek idol Zeus in Jerusalem's Temple and forbade Jewish practices.

      The Mighty Angels of Daniel Maccabees Revolt By Nathan Jones. Maccabees Revolt. Nathan Jones: Once Antiochus Epiphanes desecrated the Temple by sacrificing a pig on the altar and erected a statue of Zeus in the Holy of Holies, the profane act both shocked those loyal to Yahweh God and caused the rise of the priestly Maccabee family to rise up and wage war against the tyrant. Understanding the Maccabean Revolt To 63 BCD - An Introductory Atlas. Antiochus IV Epiphanes’ harsh decrees had the effect of accelerating Jewish resistance to Greek customs rather than .

    It adds, however, important particulars regarding the events that led up to the Maccabean revolt. Besides this, II Maccabees, written quite independently of I Maccabees, is a strong support of the general truth of the familiar story of the revolt, though II Maccabees is embellished with angelical and miraculous ornament foreign to the first book.   The Maccabean revolt, as it’s come to be known, is celebrated in the festival of Hanukkah. Investigations at the site of Horbat Ha-Gardi, less than 2 miles northwest of modern Modi’in, began in the 19th century. (There are several candidates for the precise location of ancient Modi’in, the Jewish village that the Maccabees called home.


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Day of Atonement: A Novel of the Maccabean Revolt Paperback – J by David DeSilva (Author) out of 5 stars 36 ratings. See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from /5(36).

Answer: The Maccabean Revolt was a Jewish rebellion against their Greek/Syrian oppressors in Israel, c. — BC, as well as a rejection of Hellenistic compromises in worship.

The history of the Maccabean Revolt is found in 1 and 2 Maccabees and in the writings of Josephus. The origin of Hanukkah is traced back to the Maccabean Revolt.

The Maccabean Revolt. Palestine in the Hellenistic Age. Jewish History from BCE - CE. Ancient Jewish History. Jewish History and : Pierre Vidal-Naquet. Lysias set out to destroy Jerusalem and crush the Maccabean revolt once and for all.

After beating Judas in battle south of Bethlehem, Lysias laid siege to Jerusalem. The rebel Jews' situation was desperate. They lacked the supplies to withstand a lengthy siege, not least because that year was a shmita year.

When Mattathias died, the revolt was led by his son Judas, or Judah Maccabee, as he is often called. By the end of the war, Simon was the only one of the five sons of Mattathias to survive and he ushered in an year period of Jewish independence in Judea, as the Land of Israel was now called.

Judges, Book of Judith, Book of Kings, 1 and 2 Kingship Lamentations Letters, Johannine Letters, Pauline Levi/Levittes Levitical Cities Leviticus Literacy, New Testament Literature, Apocalyptic Lord’s Prayer Luke, Gospel of Maccabean Revolt.

This theory, however, is severely weakened through a comparison with the Book of Daniel, since Daniel is included within the biblical canon in spite of the fact that most scholars date the latter book to the time of the Maccabean revolt around B.C.E.–in other words, to the time of Author: Rachael Turkienicz.

MACCABEES, FOURTH BOOK OF (IV Maccabees), apocryphal book, included in the presumably dates from the first century C.E., and is erroneously ascribed by Christian tradition to * does not deal with the warriors of the Maccabean revolt, but with the story of the martyrs of the preceding religious persecution, as related in II Maccabees 6–7.

The Maccabean Revolt: Anatomy of a Biblical Revolution Paperback – November 1, by Daniel J. Harrington (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 5 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Reviews: 1.

Understanding the Maccabean Revolt BCE to 63 BCE: An Introductory Atlas. by Michael AVI-Yonah, Ze'ev Safrai, et al. | May 1, out of 5 stars 5. Paperback Book Depository Books With Free Delivery Worldwide: Box Office Mojo Find Movie Box Office Data: ComiXology Thousands of.

the Maccabean Revolt. Jerusalem Temple, the only place of sacrificial worship for Jews during the period of the Maccabean Revolt; not to be confused with modern synagogues. Jonathan, the fifth and youngest son of Matthias, and brother of Judah Maccabee, and was the.

The Book of Daniel is the apocalyptic book of the Hebrew bible. Its sister book would be the Book of Revelation. And in fact the Book of Revelation is largely a Christian interpretation of the. The book of 2 Maccabees consists of a Greek synopsis of a five-volume history of the Maccabean Revolt written by Jason of Cyrene.

The authors of both books are unknown. The first book, although written from a biased perspective, does not directly mention God or divine intervention. The second book has a more theological slant, advancing several.

Judah Maccabee was a Jewish priest (kohen) and a son of the priest led the Maccabean Revolt against the Seleucid Empire (– BCE).

The Jewish holiday of Hanukkah ("Dedication") commemorates the restoration of Jewish worship at the temple in Jerusalem in BCE, after Judah Maccabeus removed all of the statues depicting Greek gods and goddesses and purified it.

The Maccabean revolt and the miracle of the oil. By Lesli Koppelman Ross. You might also like This Map Shows Where the Hanukkah Story Happened. Hanukkah. Why the Maccabees Aren’t in the Bible. Hanukkah. My Jewish Learning is a not-for-profit and relies on your help. Donate.

This book is a historical fiction about the Maccabean Revolt and the cultural and political situation leading up to the revolt itself. The author is well acquainted with the cultural dynamics in the middle east (Egypt, Syria and Jerusalem) and the over arching Roman government/5.

The Maccabean Revolt: The State of the Question Dr. Louis H. Feldman Abraham Wouk Family Professor of Classics and Literature, Yeshiva University Sources Let us begin with our sources. There are two major sources and 2 Maccabees--for the background and progress of the revolt of the Maccabees, plus a third source of lesser value.

1 Maccabees is a book written in Hebrew by a Jewish author after the restoration of an independent Jewish kingdom by the Hasmonean dynasty, about the latter part of the 2nd century original Hebrew is lost and the most important surviving version is the Greek translation contained in the book is held as canonical scripture by the Catholic, Orthodox, and Oriental Orthodox.

The second Book of Maccabees is not the continuation of the first. It is in part parallel to it: its starting-point is a little earlier but it ends with the defeat of the Seleucids by Judas Maccabeus.

It therefore covers only about 15 years and corresponds to the first seven chapters of 1 st Maccabees.

1 Maccabees covers a year period. Biography of Judah (Yehudah) Maccabee, important military commander behind the 2nd century BCE Hasmonean revolt against the Syrian-Greeks in. The Books of the Maccabees are books concerned with the Maccabees, the leaders of the Jewish rebellion against the Seleucid dynasty and related subjects.

The term mostly refers to two deuterocanonical books contained in various canons of the Bible. 1 Maccabees, originally written in Hebrew and surviving in a Greek translation, relates the history of the Maccabees from BCE until .Not long after he defiled the Temple, the first stirrings of a revolt surfaced in an unexpected part of the empire, led by a relatively unknown Jewish family.

This would grow into a bloody struggle for Jewish independence which has come to be known in history by several names The Maccabean Revolt The Hasmonean Period The Period of. In the last post on apocalyptic literature, I discussed how the crisis under Antiochus "Epiphanies" provides a plausible context for the apocalyptic oracles in the book of Daniel.

I followed a fairly standard account of the causes of the Maccabean revolt. That is, the Seleucid ruler Antiochus IV to enforce Hellenistic customs on his Jewish.