Resultados para: the maccabees
The tale of the Maccabees.
This is the third edition of Shaye J. D. Cohen'apos;s important and seminal work on the history and development of Judaism between 164 BCE to 300 CE. Cohen'apos;s synthesis of religion, literature, and history offers deep insight into the nature of...
Centering on the first extant martyr story (2 Maccabees 7), this study explores the 'quot;autonomous value'quot; of martyrdom. The story of a mother and her seven sons who die under the torture of the Greek king Antiochus displaces the...
These accounts of the Maccabean revolt, by which the sons of Mattathias reclaimed the temple of Jerusalem, tell an important story of the founding of the Jewish people. "The Hammerers" is the meaning of the nickname "Maccabees," given to Mattathias's...