3 edition of The Books of the Maccabees, History, Theology, Ideology found in the catalog.
February 2007 by Brill Academic Publishers .
Written in English
|Contributions||Geza G. Xeravits (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||245|
Naturally he came to Jerusalem. Because of the accuracy of the historical account, if Theology later date is taken, the author would have to have had access to first-hand reports of the events or other primary sources. Click here to find out! Because it is important to consider how the epitome came to be connected with the two prefixed letters, the question of their date often enters the discussion.
After their victory, he led the Jews to Jerusalem to cleanse the temple. At The Books of the Maccabees point in time these books were considered canon by various Christian communities but as time passed they fell out of favor. His placing of Antiochus' death is wrong, but his description of it corresponds to that of an independent witness, the secular historian Polybius of Megalopolis Histories Learn More in these related Britannica articles:. Simon follows them, receiving the double office of high priest and prince of Israel.
In chaptershe takes up particular Ideology book problems and illustrates the power of reason through examples taken from the conduct of Jacob, Joseph, and David. While enforcement may be targeting only Jewish leaders, ordinary Jews were also killed as a warning to others. Surburg writes: "In a brief introductory paragraph, the author indicated the scope of the question which he proposes to discuss and the method he will use in the course of his presentation. The rebels even won a tremendous victory south of Mizpah against a combined army of 50, troops.
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It may be that the abridger selected a period of great importance The Books of the Maccabees him and prepared an Theology and adaptation of Jason's account of that period.
In contrast with its title, the book does not describe the actions of the Maccabees. Simon and his successors form the Hasmonean dynastywhich is not always considered a valid kingship by the Jews, since they were not The Books of the Maccabees the lineage of David.
He desecrated the Jewish temple. Klasse, n. It is difficult to judge the Ideology book extent of the work of Jason. It has also been suggested that the exclusion of the Books of the Maccabees can be traced to the political rivalry that existed during the late Second Temple Period between the Sadducees and the Pharisees.
Any conclusion, however, must be unusually cautious since no reliable edition exists of either text. Among other effects, this discouraged the Jewish rite of circumcision even further, which had already been officially forbidden; a man's state could not be concealed in the gymnasium, where men trained and socialized in the nude.
First and Second Maccabees were Jewish writings regarding the history of the Jews during portions of the time period between the Old and New Testaments. Jacob, et al. Their newly-formed revolt began conducting military battles against other towns to destroy pagan altars, killing enemies, and putting to death Jews who worshiped other gods.
Today there is a renewed interest in these books within the Jewish community. Name[ edit ] The name Maccabee in Hebrew, means "Hammer". And some unascertained fact may certainly be the foundation of the legend, the older form of which seems to have been in the hands of Josephus, since all is in his account simpler and more psychologically comprehensible, and he was evidently unacquainted with the third Book of Maccabees.
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For Ideology book book still appears in many manuscripts anonymously, and was therefore certainly at first issued without the name of the author. When Antiochus commanded some soldiers to Mattathias' village of Modein to force Jews to offer sacrifices to Theology gods, the History was commanded to do so first.
The Books of the Maccabees are books concerned with the Maccabeesthe leaders of the Jewish rebellion against the Seleucid dynasty and related subjects. Despite his limitations, then, 1 Mc's author has, as Dancy notes, 'such large stretches of honest and sober narrative The Books of the Maccabees 1 Mc deserves to be regarded as equal if not superior in historical worth, not only to any book of the Old Testament but also to most surviving Hellenistic history' Dancy, op.
Oesterley 60; Goldstein 63; Fischer ; Bartlett The origin of these accounts are unknown.The first book of Maccabees – acknowledged as one of the most perfect books of ancient history – relates the events in the war and the deeds of the five Maccabean brothers, from the year to B.C.
Holy War, Liberation War The book of Maccabees shows us a. 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.
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