The Age of the Maccabees

The Age of the Maccabees

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Overview

The Maccabees were a rebel army which seized control of Judea and ruled from 164 – 63 B.C. The Maccabeean rule started after they revolted against the Seleucid Empire, which ordered them to become Hellenic pagans.

Hanukkah celebrates the re-dedication of the Temple in Jerusalem after the Maccabees gained control of the city.

The Age of the Maccabees covers the period beginning before the Maccabee’s rule, until its end. A table of contents is included for easier navigation.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940013370302
Publisher: Charles River Editors
Publication date: 09/13/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 860,320
File size: 184 KB

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