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Maccabees, Zealots, and Josephus

An Inquiry into Jewish Nationalism in the Greco-Roman Period

by William Reuben Farmer

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Published by Greenwood Press Reprint .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ancient - General,
  • Josephus, Flavius,
  • History - General History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages239
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8207148M
    ISBN 100837171520
    ISBN 109780837171524

    In 66 C.E. the Masada was seized by the Zealots and the Romans were on the march; Josephus was appointed the commander of Galilee. Josephus had to fight a defensive war against overwhelming force while refereeing internecine squabbles in the Jewish ranks. In 67 C.E. Josephus and other rebels were cornered in a cave during the siege of Jotapata. The outcome was inevitable: Judah and those who remained faithful to him were killed. His body was taken by his brothers from the battlefield and buried in the family sepulcher in Modi'in. Virtually all that is known about Judah Maccabee is contained in the Books of the Maccabees (in the Apocrypha) and in Josephus, largely dependent on this source.

    MACCABEES, SECOND BOOK OF (II Maccabees), known in Greek as Τά Μακκαβαïκά, that is, the narratives about (Judah called) the was this title which gave the title to the other books of the *Apocrypha bearing the same name. It is an abridgment of a larger work of five books written by a *Jason of Cyrene who is otherwise unknown (see –28). Maccabees, Zealots, and Josephus: an inquiry into Jewish nationalism in the Greco-Roman period.

    MACCABEES măk’ a bēs (Μακκαβαῖοι, a surname given to Judas, son of Mattathias [̓Ιουδασ ὁ καλούμανος Μακκαβαῖος, 1 Macc , 66; ; Jos. Antiq. xii 1 § ], the derivation of which is quite obscure and may have the meaning of “extinguisher” or “quencher” of Hellenism [מַכַּבִּי from כָּבָה, H, “to be extinguished.   The role of the Zealots and their relationship to an earlier movement, the Maccabees, has also been the object of much dispute. This dispute always involves interpreting histories of the period written by Flavius Josephus, who is usually referred to as Josephus.


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In short, Maccabees, Zealots, and Josephus is a fascinating, indeed, a thrilling book—the kind you cannot put down. It contains, as we have tried to indicate, many suggestive elements, and it opens up new vistas for and Josephus book study of a period in history which is of supreme importance to.

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Download books for free. Find books. "Maccabees, Zealots and Josephus: The impact of zionism on Joseph Klausner’s history of the Second Temple" published on 01 Jan by : David Berger. PREFACE Thisbook istheresult ofanidea.

Zealots Thatidea thatthere is apositive relationship between theMaccabees andthe Zealots. Josephus comes intothepicture because heasserts thecontrar. The Zealots were a political movement in 1st-century Second Temple Maccabees which sought to incite the people of Judea Province to rebel against the Roman Empire and expel it from the Holy Land by force of arms, most notably during the First Jewish–Roman War (66–70).

Zealotry was the term used by Josephus for a "fourth sect" or "fourth Jewish philosophy" during this period. The First Book of the Maccabees. I Maccabees presents a historical account of political, military, and diplomatic events from the Maccabees of Judaea’s relationship with Antiochus Zealots Epiphanes of Syria (reigned –/ bce) to the death (/ bce) of Simon Maccabeus, high priest in describes the refusal of Mattathias to perform pagan religious rites, the ensuing Jewish.

It is really nothing more than a clumsy compilation from 1 and 2 Maccabees and Josephus (except 5 M which is the only original part, and this teems with errors of various kinds); a note at the end of 5 Macc 16 says is called The Second Book of Maccabees according to the Translation of the Hebrews.

5 Macc 19 closes with the. Thus begins the Book of First Maccabees. Maccabees was written by a pious and patriotic Jew between and 63 B.C. This is understood because the book mentions the rise of John Hyrcanus in B.C.

and spoke favorably about the Romans, including positive correspondence to the Romans in chapters 8 and 12 of the text. Maccabees. Antiquities of the Jews. Josephus Flavius ( AD). Books Dramatized, with music. This is Librivox recording and is in.

Maccabees, also spelled Machabees, (flourished 2nd century bce, Palestine), priestly family of Jews who organized a successful rebellion against the Seleucid ruler Antiochus IV and reconsecrated the defiled Temple of Jerusalem. Historical context of the Maccabees. The name Maccabee was a title of honour given to Judas, a son of Mattathias and the hero of the Jewish wars of independence, First book of the Maccabees - 5 - Then Mattathias answered and spake with a loud voice, Though all the nations that are under the king's dominion obey him, and fall away every one from the religion of their fathers, and give consent to his commandments: Yet will I and my sons and my brethren walk in the covenant of our fathers.

Maccabees, Zealots, and Josephus by William Reuben Farmer; 3 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Bible, History, History of contemporary events, Jewish. It is possible the book of 4 Maccabees represents the “fourth philosophy” mentioned by Josephus as a subgroup of Judaism in competition with the Pharisees, Sadducees, and has been thought that this “fourth philosophy” referred to the Zealots, but this has been challenged by Richard Horsley in his work on first century messianic movements.

Some assert that this book was written as a sequel to Ezra and Nehemiah. The inclusion of decrees and letters does resemble the many items of official correspondence cited in 1 Maccabees.

Unlike the other books of Maccabees, the style is simple, straightforward and factual, with little effort to embellish the narrative or to interpret events.

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Former Library book. Great condition for a used book. Minimal wear. % Money Back Guarantee. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!. The book of 4 Maccabees is more philosophical rather than historical.

In it, the idea that pious reason trumps passion is illustrated by the martyrdom of Eleazer and the Maccabean youths under Antiochus IV Epiphanes. Church historian Eusebius named Jewish historian Josephus as the author, but critics have since disputed that claim.

Most agree 4. Maccabees, Zealots, and Josephus: An Inquiry into Jewish Nationalism in the Greco-Roman Period. by William R The book is focused on showing that the Maccabees were the forerunners of the Jewish Nationalism that erupted after the death of Herod the Great and grew apace until the fateful war with Rome which brought on the destruction of.

The Arabic “Book of Maccabees” contained in the Paris and London Polyglotts, and purporting to be a history of the Jews from the affair of Heliodorus ( B.C.) to the close of Herod's reign, is historically worthless, being nothing but a compilation from 1 and 2 Macc.

and Josephus. In the one chapter (xii.) where the writer ventures to.MACCABEES (măk'a-bēs, Gr. Makkabaioi).The name given to a Jewish family of Modin in the Shephelah.

They initiated the Jewish revolt against Antiochus Epiphanes, the Seleucid Syrian king who was forcing his Hellenizing policies on Palestine. The story is told in the two books of the Maccabees. Doran, 2 Maccabees, 14–15, refuses to assign a date, but agrees with John R.

Bartlett, The First and Second Books of the Maccabees (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ),that the main body of “the book may belong almost anywhere in the last years B.C.”.