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1 Maccabees

  • By John R. Bartlett
$35.95

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 author of 1 Maccabees was a keen supporter of that dynasty, and saw their early rulers as made in the mould of the early kings of Israel. The present book introduces the student to modern scholarly research on 1 Maccabees and its author.

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    Product Specs
    • SKU: 9781850757634
    • Manufacturer: CONTINNUUM 3PL
    • Language of Text: English
    • ISBN 13: 9781850757634
    • ISBN 10: 1850757631
    • Publication Date: 06/01/1998
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: John R. Bartlett
    • Page Count: 111
    • Width: 6.04 inches
    • Height: 0.27 inches
    • Length: 8.02 inches
    • Weight: 0.33 pounds
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