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glorious Maccabees

Franciscus Willett

glorious Maccabees

their story and their meaning.

by Franciscus Willett

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Published by Holy Cross Press in North Easton, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Maccabees -- Juvenile literature.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementIllustrated by Dorothy Koch.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS121.7 .W5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination101 p.
    Number of Pages101
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5546643M
    LC Control Number67025214
    OCLC/WorldCa4827553


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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 –/ bc) to the death (/ bc) of Simon Maccabeus, high priest in. My Glorious Brothers is the epic story of perhaps the most breathtaking chapter in the history of Israel, a stirring tale of courage for those who like to find meaning for today's world in the great events of history.

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App/5(41). The First Book of Machabees (Makkabaion A; Liber Primus Machabaeorum).

The First Book of the Machabees is a history of the struggle of the Jewish people for religious and political liberty under the leadership of the Machabee. The Second Book of the Maccabees Chapter 1. 1 To the brethren the Jews that are I throughout Egypt, the brethren, the Jews that are in Jerusalem, and in the land of Judea, send health, and good peace.

2 May God be gracious to you, and remember his covenant that he madeFile Size: KB. 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. 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.

The term mostly refers to two deuterocanonical books contained in various canons of the Bible: 1 Maccabees, originally written in Hebrew and surviving in a Greek translation, relates the history of the Maccabees from BCE until BCE.

The book is a philosophical discourse on the superiority of pious or religious reason in the life of a godly man. It is radically different from the other books of Maccabees, and in spite of a greater number of chapters, it is slightly shorter than 2 Maccabees and only half as long as 1 Maccabees.

The term may also refer to: 5 Maccabees, an Arab language history from BC to 6 BC. The same title is also used for a Syriac version of 6th book of Josephus' Jewish War.

6 Maccabees, a Syriac poem which possibly shared a lost source with 4 Maccabees. 7 Maccabees, a Syriac work focusing on the speeches of the Maccabean Martyrs and their mother. The Third Book of the Maccabees. III Maccabees, Chapter 1 Then the most glorious, almighty, and true God revealed his holy face and opened the heavenly gates, from which two glorious angels of fearful aspect descended, visible to all but the Jews.

3 Maccabees – estimations run from BC to between BC Then the most glorious, almighty, and true God revealed his holy face and opened the heavenly gates, from which two glorious Angels of fearful aspect descended, visible to all but the Jews. 4 Maccabees - between 1st century BC and 1st century AD.

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Prayer of Simon - Then the high priest Simon knelt in front of the temple, extended his hands, and offered this prayer in a dignified manner: “Lord, Lord, king of the heavens and master of all creation, holy among the holy ones, only ruler, almighty: Pay attention to us.

We are being crushed by an evil and impure man, caught up glorious Maccabees book his own arrogance and power. You are the. The unknown author of 1 Maccabees, however, did not share those concerns and penned this "history" to glorify this family.

Indeed, he presents them as becoming high priests and effective rulers in the traditions of many Old Testament leaders. MACCABEES, BOOKS OF, mak'-a-bez, I. 1 MACCABEES 1. Name 2. Canonicity 3. Contents 4. Historicity 5. Author's Standpoint and Aim 6. Date 7.

Sources 8. Original Language 9. Text and Versions LITERATURE II. 2 MACCABEES 1. Name 2. Canonicity 3. Contents 4. Sources 5.

Historicity 6. Teaching of the Book 7. Author 8. Date 9. Original Language 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 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 Book of the Maccabees.".

The bare bones of the story come from the two Biblical books of the Maccabees, but like any good drash (commentary), Fast fills out those bones with the flesh of his imagination. Judah Maccabee and his four brothers, in Fast’s retelling, are honest farmers, sons of a wise and respected village leader.

Historically Chanukah has been a relatively minor event in the Jewish calendar, a poor step-sister to holidays such as Yom Kippur, Sukkot and Passover. But a step-sister that -- like Cinderella -- has been dressed up in a ball gown and bangles to keep American Jewish kids from wilting with Santa envy.

1 Maccabees is a book written in Hebrew by a Jewish author after the restoration of an independent Jewish kingdom by the Hasmonean dynasty, about the latter part of the 2nd century original Hebrew is lost and the most important surviving version is the Greek translation contained in the book is held as canonical scripture by the Catholic, Orthodox.

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.

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. MACCABEES, BOOKS OF, III. 3 Maccabees. Name: The name 3 Maccabees, though occurring in the oldest manuscripts and VSS, is quite unsuitable, because the book refers to events which antedate the Maccabean age by about half a century, and also to events in which the Maccabees took no part.

First Maccabees (written circa BCE and describing the period of BCE) is devoted to presenting the Maccabean dynasty, from Mattathias through his son Judah, to Jonathan and Simon who became high priests and gained political independence. The book may have been designed to legitimate Author: Noam Zion.

The book of 2 Maccabees consists of a Greek synopsis of a five-volume history of the Maccabean Revolt written by Jason of Cyrene. The authors of both books are unknown.

The first book, although written from a biased perspective, does not directly mention God or divine intervention. The second book has a more theological slant, advancing several. Full text of "The Fourth Book Of The (PDFy mirror)" See other formats THE FOURTH BOOK OF THE MACCABEES THIS book is like a fearful peal of thunder echoing out of the dim horrors of an- cient tyranny.

It is a chapter based on persecution by Antiochus, the tyrant of Syr- ia, whom some called Epiphanes, The Madman. The glorious martyrdom of the seven brethren and their mother. [1] It came to pass also, that seven brethren, together with their mother, were apprehended, and compelled by the king to eat swine's flesh against the law, for which end they were tormented with whips and scourges.

THE FIRST BOOK OF MACCABEES. The name Maccabee, probably meaning “hammer,” is actually applied in the Books of Maccabees to only one man, Judas, third son of the priest Mattathias and first leader of the revolt against the Seleucid kings who persecuted the Jews (1 Mc66; 2 Mc16;16).Traditionally the name has come to be extended to the.

CHAPTER 6. Abolition of Judaism. 1 a Not long after this the king sent an Athenian senator * to force the Jews to abandon the laws of their ancestors and live no longer by the laws of God, 2 also to profane the temple in Jerusalem and dedicate it to Olympian Zeus, * and the one on Mount Gerizim to Zeus the Host to Strangers, as the local inhabitants were wont to be.

b 3 This was a. The example of the glorious Maccabees not only spurred the Zealots to action, but it surely lived on in the hearts of the people as a whole. If only Josephus had condescended to mention the Maccabees in as much as a line when writing of the Jewish war against Rome, Dr.

William Reuben Farmer would not have had to go elsewhere to find his proofs. 6 Maccabees (or, Martha Shamoni: A Jewish Syriac Rhymed Liturgical Poem about the Maccabean Martyrdoms) is a Syriac poem which Sigrid Petersen argues shared a lost source with 4 Maccabees.7 Maccabees is another Syriac work that focuses on the speeches of the mother the seven martyrs, Martha Shamoni, and her sons.

And 8 Maccabees is a brief account of the. The Maccabees detail the glorious exploits of Judas Maccabaeus, a Jewish guerrilla leader, descended from a well-known priest, slaves of the West Indies came to identify as deeply with Judas Maccabaeus of the books of the Maccabees in the Apocrypha as they did with Moses of the Exodus.

A series of apocryphal books that are not included in the Jewish and Protestant canons of the Old Testament (though four of them appear in the Greek Septuagint), centering mostly around The Maccabean Revolt. 1st Maccabees is the story of Judah Maccabee and his two brothers (the Hasmoneans) as they led Judea through the period of the revolt.

The Books of the Maccabees Quotes Showing of 2 “And they cut in pieces, and burnt with fire the books of the law of God: 60 And every one with whom the books of Author: Anonymous.

Content. 2 Maccabees is one of the Historical books of the Bible, similar in tone to the books of Kings and Chronicles and Joshua and Judges. It is a religious summary or epitome by an unknown author of a 5 volume work by an unknown Jason of Cyrene, covering the history of the Jews from the time of the rise of Alexander the Great during the high priesthood of Jaddua.

The first book of Maccabees – acknowledged as one of the most perfect books of ancient history – relates the events in the war and the deeds of the five Maccabean brothers, from the year to B.C.

Holy War, Liberation War The book of Maccabees shows us a people who desire to live but for whom faith isFile Size: KB. "My Glorious Brothers" was once given my by a friend, about 30 years ago.

He told me it was among his favorite books. I soon found out why. Written in a beautiful, almost poetic style, Howard Fast (a great and prolific writer) presents the story of the :   MACCABEES, BOOKS OF, the name given to several Apocryphal books of the Old Testament.

The Vulgate contains two books of Maccabees which were declared canonical by the council of Trent () and found a place among the Apocrypha of the English Bible. His sole aim is honestly to relate what he knew of the glorious struggles of his nation.

3 Maccabees. 3Mac.1 [1] When Philopator learned from those who returned that the regions which he had controlled had been seized by Antiochus, Then the most glorious, almighty, and true God revealed his holy face and opened the heavenly gates, from which two glorious angels of fearful aspect descended, visible to all but the Jews.

An epic story of the Jewish military victory led by the Maccabees, which led to the holiday of Chanukah. (Key Words: Literature, Novels, Religion, Howard Fast, Judaica, Jews, Jewish Festivals, Maccabees, Chanukah).

book. This book is often a book read by devout practicioners of Judaism particularly during Honica based upon my understanding. I believe it is significant for others also, perhaps Catholics most of all because 1 and 2 Maccabees are Deuterocanonical in Catholic Bibles.