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Author Bartlett, John R. (John Raymond)

Title 1 Maccabees / John R. Bartlett
Published Sheffield, England : Sheffield Academic Press, ©1998
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Description 1 online resource (111 pages)
Series Guides to Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha
Guides to Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha.
Contents The origin of 1 Maccabees -- The composition of 1 Maccabees -- Chronology and sequence -- Chapters 1 and 2 : the decree of Antiochus -- Chapters 3.1-9.22 : the acts of Judas -- Chapters 9.23-16.24 : Jonathan, Simon--and John -- Epilogue : the historian
Summary This is a book for anyone interested in the political and cultural results of the entry of the small state of Judah and its capital Jerusalem into the wider Hellenistic world in the second century BCE. In particular it forms a helpful introduction to the biblical writing called 1 Maccabees, which is preserved in the Apocrypha. 1 Maccabees is a history of the rebellion of the Jews against their Syrian rulers in the 160s BCE. The rebellion's leader was Judas Maccabee, and from his family and its success sprang a dynasty that ruled Judah for the century before the arrival of Herod the Great. The
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Subject Bible. Maccabees, 1st -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bibel Makkabäer 1.
Bible. Maccabees, 1st.
I Makkabeeën (bijbelboek)
RELIGION -- Biblical Studies.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 056762000X
Other Titles First Maccabees