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first of the Maccabees

Isaac Mayer Wise

first of the Maccabees

a historical novel

by Isaac Mayer Wise

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Published by Bloch. in Cincinnati .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Maccabees -- Fiction,
  • Jews -- History -- 586 B.C.-70 A.D. -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich., Xerox University Microfilms, 1974. 1 reel. 35 mm. (American Culture Series, reel 607.2)

    Statementby I. M. Wise.
    GenreFiction.
    SeriesAmerican culture series -- 607.2.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination180 p.
    Number of Pages180
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17493340M
    OCLC/WorldCa6760141


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First Maccabees can be divided as follows: Crisis and Response ( – ) Leadership of Judas Maccabeus ( – ) Leadership of Jonathan ( – ) Leadership of Simon ( – ). THE FIRST BOOK OF THE MACCABEES CHAPTER 1 And it happened, after that Alexander son of Philip, the Macedonian, who came out of the land of Chettiim, had smitten Darius king of the Persians and Medes, that he reigned in his stead, the first over Greece, And made many wars, and won many strong holds, and slew the kings of the earth.

The First Book of the Maccabees. THE FIRST BOOK OF MACCABEES Formatted and Revised by Avram Yehoshua The Chapter One “After Alexander, son of Philip the Macedonian, who came first of the Maccabees book the land of Kittim (Greece), had defeated King Darius of the Persians and the Medes, he succeeded him as king.

(He had pre-viously become King of Greece.) He fought many. First Maccabees. Chapter 1 1. After Alexander son of Philip, the Macedonian, who came from the land of Kittim, had defeated Darius, king of the Persians and the Medes, he succeeded him as king.

Where the book of the covenant was found in the possession of any one, or if any one adhered to the law, the decree of the king condemned him to death. They were written in the second century BC (likely date of 1 Maccabees) or first century BC (likely date of 2 Maccabees), probably originally in Hebrew for 1 Maccabees and Greek for 2 Maccabees, though the surviving manuscripts are in Greek.

First Maccabees describes the Jewish struggle for independence from the tyranny of Antiochus Epiphanes in b.c. through the reign of Simon Maccabeus in b.c. There were originally five books of the Maccabees. The first "contains a history of the war of independence, commencing (B.C." ) in a series of patriotic struggles against the tyranny of "Antiochus Epiphanes, and terminating B.C.

It became part of" "the Vulgate Version of the Bible, and was thus retained among" the Apocrypha. The books outline the history of the Maccabees, Jewish leaders who led a rebellion of the Jews against the Seleucid Dynasty from BC to BC.

The first book portrays the effort by the Jews to regain their cultural and religious independence from Antiochus IV Epiphanes after his desecration of the Jewish temple. Alexander the Great. 1 After Alexander son of Philip, the Macedonian, who came from the land of Kittim, had defeated [] King Darius of the Persians and the Medes, he succeeded him as king.

(He had previously become king of Greece.) 2 He fought many battles, conquered strongholds, and put to death the kings of the earth.

3 He advanced to the ends of the earth, and plundered many nations. The First Book of the Maccabees I Maccabees presents a historical account of political, military, and diplomatic events from the time of Judaea ’s relationship with Antiochus IV Epiphanes of Syria (reigned –/ bce) to the death (/ first of the Maccabees book of Simon Maccabeus, high priest in Jerusalem.

First Maccabees is in a way reminiscent of the Book of Judges (the Maccabees are “those men into whose hand the salvation of Israel was given” [I Maccabees ]).

Many original prayers, speeches, and poems embedded in First Maccabees reflect the strong religious feelings of the new rulers.

When is Hanukkah ?Author: Noam Zion. Thank you for raising the interesting issue. There are actually a number of works which are given that general title. Wikipedia lists Maccabees Books Most, however, are later works of little historical significance or not related to the Hanukkah story at all.

Only the first. THE FIRST BOOK OF MACCABEES Formatted & revised by Avram Yehoshua Chapter One “After Alexander, son of Philip the Macedonian, who came from the land of Kittim, had defeated King Darius of the Persians and the Medes, he succeeded him as king.

(He had previously become King of Greece.) He fought many battles,File Size: KB. First and Second Maccabees are both historical narratives.

First Maccabees was originally written in Hebrew and is usually dated c B.C. It begins with the rebellion of Mattathias (c B.C.) and ends with the murder of Simon ( B.C.). The book relates the struggles of the Maccabees, led by Judas Maccabeus, against Antiochus IV Antiochus IV.

The First Book of Maccabees (I Maccabees) is historical work extant in Greek, covering the period of 40 years from the accession of Antiochus Epiphanes ( B.C.E.) to. Since the Vulgate (Jerome's Latin Bible, A.D.) includes only the first 2 books of Maccabees, these are the only books pronounced canonical by the Council of Trent and included in recognized Protestant versions of the Apocrypha (see APOCRYPHA).

That 1 Maccabees was used largely in the early Christian church is proved by the numerous. The First Book of the Maccabees 1 1 And it happened, after that Alexander son of Philip, the Macedonian, who came out of the land of Chettiim, had smitten Darius king of the Persians and Medes, that he reigned in his stead, the first over Greece, 2 And made many wars, and won many strong holds, and slew the kings of the earth.

1 Maccabees. The First book of Maccabees. The Old Testament. Douay-Rheims Version. Part of the Bible according to the Catholic and Orthodox canons. LibriVox. There are many ways you can help me to bring this message to the world.

By subscribing to my channel, along with liking and sharing these videos, you are hel. Read the Book of I Maccabees online. Use highlighting, underlining, and take notes while you study the bible. Entry for 'Maccabees, the First Book of,' - Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature - One of 8 Bible encyclopedias freely available, this encyclopedia, with it's nea entries and 17 millin words, dwarfs modern Bible encyclopedias with the depth of knowledge.

Wycliffe's Bible - A colour facsimile of Forshall and Madden's edition of the Middle English translation of the Latin Vulgate: Volume III - Proverbs to 2 Maccabees (Middle English Edition) by Michael Everson, Josiah Forshall, et al.

|   1Maccabees 5 1Maccabees 49Totheendtheymightforgetthelaw,andchangeall theordinances. 50Andwhosoeverwouldnotdoaccordingtothecom- mandmentoftheking,hesaid File Size: KB. THE FIRST BOOK OF MACCABEES contains a history of the patriotic struggle of the Jews in resisting the oppressions of the Syrian kings, from the first resistance of Mattathias to the settled sovereignty and death of Simon, a period of thirty-three years--B.C.

The great subject of the book begins with the enumeration of the Maccabaean. The designation 5 Maccabees was first given to the book (now commonly so called) by Cotton (The Five Books of Maccabees English, ), and it has been perpetuated by Dr. Samuel Davidson (Introduction to the Old Testament, III, ); Ginsburg (Kitto's Cycyclopedia of Biblical Literature); Bissell (Apocrypha of the Old Testament) and others.

The first chapter of this text is released as public domain, as it is an excerpt from the full publication. First Book of Ethiopian Maccabees Frumentius D. Curtin A certain man named Tseerutsaydan 1 loved his sin.

1 Maccabees rating: 5 stars 2 Maccabees rating: 3 stars I read a review that someone liked 2 Maccabees more than the first, so I don't know if I had higher standards, but the narrator felt somehow more biased and unreliable.

There were a few details in it that the other didn't have. Overall I'd say the 2nd didn't pull any punches - meaning it had more miracles, more fanfare, and so.

much. more /5. The First and Second Books of Maccabees contain the most detailed accounts of the battles of Judah Maccabee and his brothers for the liberation of Judea from foreign domination.

These books include within them the earliest references to the story of Hanukkah and the rededication of the Temple, in addition to the famous story of the mother and her seven sons. The Book of Maccabees used to be in the King James Bible and others but was removed.

It is now part of the Apocrypha. It’s interesting material /5(58). 1 Maccabees 1 GNT – Alexander the Great – This history – Bible Gateway.

The Fourth Book of the Maccabees. The miracle of the one-day supply of oil miraculously lasting eight days is first described in the Talmudcommitted to writing about years after the events described in the books of Maccabees.

None of the books of Maccabees are contained in the Vatican (B); all of them are found in a Syriac recension. 1 Maccabees was originally written in Hebrew, but is preserved only in a Greek translation.

Origen gives a transliteration of " its semitic title," and Jerome says distinctly: " The First Book of Maccabees I found in Hebrew." The. The Books of Maccabees (see Maccabee) are four books among the books of the Septuagint, the Old Testament accepted as inspired and canonical by the Orthodox Church in the Greek Orthodox Bible—First Maccabees, Second Maccabees, Third Maccabees and Fourth Maccabees—the first two of them found in the books of the Old Testament of the Vulgate and included in the canon of inspired.

“ First Maccabees is a history of the rise of the Hasmonaean dynasty, from the daring deeds of the zealous priest Mattathias to the reign of John Hyrcanus, high priest and prince of the Jews by dynastic heredity.

The author sets forth most of the important doctrines of his book in the first two chapters. IV Maccabees: The Fourth Book of the Maccabees, so called, is a semiphilosophic discourse, or sermon, on the "supremacy of the pious reason" (ch. It consists of a prologue (i. ) and of two principal parts.

The first of these (i. iii. 18) is devoted to the elucidation of the author's philosophical thesis, and the second (iii. xviii. MACCABEES, FIRST BOOK OFMACCABEES, FIRST BOOK OF (i Maccabees), a historical work extant in Greek, covering the period of 40 years from the accession of Antiochus Epiphanes ( b.c.e.) to the death of Simeon the Hasmonean ( b.c.e.).

Its name in the Septuagint and in the writings of the Church Fathers (Eusebius and Clement) is Τα Μακκαβαïκά, i.e., "Maccabean matters" or "the. MACCABEES, THIRD BOOK OF (III Maccabees), apocryphal book, included in the *Septuagint, probably dating from the first century B.C.E.

It has nothing to do with the Maccabees, but relates a legend to explain why the Jews in Egypt have a Purim-like festival in the summer (the Egyptian date is.

FIRST BOOK OF MACABEES. This Book, composed around the year a. C., refers to the events that go from the ascension to the throne of Antíoco IV Epífanes, in the year a.

C., until the death of Simón, the last survivor of the Maccabees brothers, in a. 2 Maccabees is a deuterocanonical book which focuses on the Maccabean Revolt against Antiochus IV Epiphanes and concludes with the defeat of the Seleucid empire general Nicanor in BC by Judas Maccabeus, the hero of the hard work.

Unlike 1 Maccabees, 2 Maccabees was written in Koine Greek, probably in Alexandria, Egypt, c. It presents a revised version of the historical events. Synonyms for First Book of the Maccabees in Free Thesaurus. Antonyms for First Book of the Maccabees.

1 synonym for 1 Maccabees: I Maccabees. What are synonyms for First Book of the Maccabees?. The film shows the story of Judah Maccabee, the hero that led the Jewish revolt against the Greek-Syrians.This book, written for Jews who lived outside the land of Israel, was composed around BCE – about years after the first Chanukah.

The Second Book of Maccabees explains that the mitzvah of celebrating eight days of Hanukkah was actually invented as .Maccabees, Books of Four historical books, the first two (I and II) of which are included in the Roman Catholic Deuterocanonical books of the Bible and the Protestant Apocrypha.

Maccabees I and II are modelled on the Old Testament books of Chronicles and are a valuable historical source.

They record the Jewish dynasty of the Maccabees.