Maccabees - in ancient sources @ attalus.org
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- a Jewish family, who led the revolt against the Seleucid kings
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+ Maccabaean , Maccabean
the pagan sacrifices at Modin: beginning of the Maccabaean revolt.
the Jews along with the Maccabees back to Antioch, where
nks that it dates to the Maccabean period, when the Jewish
ounts the history of the Maccabees, in which he says that
God and the wars of the Maccabees are said to have taken
- two books, which contain the history of the Maccabees
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in Egypt, preserved at the start of the second book of Maccabees.
[events of] the first book of Maccabees took place. [Ol.
related in the history of the Maccabees. [Ol. 154.4] When
The second book of Maccabees contains the events which too
[are related] in the books of Maccabees. These books tell
unt of the book of Maccabees ends in the reign of Simon;
described in the book of Maccabees took place at Jerusalem
as is related in the book of Maccabees. Antiochus Eupato
bed in the third book of Maccabees took place under this
Ar.] The Hebrew books of Maccabees date the rule of the
Ar.] The second book of Maccabees describes events which
["as is related in the book of Maccabees" - Ar.]. 149.4
"second" - Ar.] book of Maccabees contains [or "ends with
to Josephus and the book of Maccabees. [58c] [12'12]
lausible, if the book of Maccabees said that the temple
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