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Hasmonean Revolt

Steven Lee Derfler

Hasmonean Revolt

rebellion or revolution

by Steven Lee Derfler

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Published by E. Mellen Press in Lewiston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jews -- History -- 168 B.C.-135 A.D.,
  • Maccabees.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [107]-115).

    StatementSteven L. Derfler.
    SeriesAncient Near Eastern texts and studies ;, v. 5
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS121.7 .D47 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 115 p. :
    Number of Pages115
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2193775M
    ISBN 100889462585
    LC Control Number89012698

    Thus the revolt ended in tragedy. But some years later, changes in the geopolitical landscape would lead to Judas’ youngest brother Jonathan Apphus ascending to the high priesthood, and to the establishment of the Hasmonean Dynasty that would rule an independent Judea from to 37 BCE. This article was originally published in December of Maccabees and Hasmonean Revolt. Maccabees 1 tells the story of the Hasmonean Revolt. The book describes the Jewish struggle for independence and the rebellion against idolatry. The rebellion began when a member of the Hasmonean family, Mattathias, refused to offer sacrifice to a pagan god and then struck down a Jewish man who had done just that.

      The Hasmonean dynasty lasted about 80 years from about to 63 BC. In 63 BC, Judea (as the Jewish state was then called) was conquered by the Roman Republic. The Idumean Herod the Great was installed by Rome as king, and he tried to make his rule seem legitimate in the eyes of the Jewish people by marrying Mariamne, a Hasmonean princess.   An examination of the Hellenistic period after the death of Alexander and its impact upon the Jewish people. This study tells the story of the Maccabee Revolt and the reign of the Hasmoneans.

    The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Hasmonean State is the first book dedicated solely to the question of how we can learn political history from the Qumran scrolls. This English edition of Hanan Eshel's Hebrew publication updates that earlier work with more recent scholarship, now . The revolt achieved rapid success. At the end of the year BC, the first Festival of Light (Hanukkah, [or] “inauguration “) was celebrated in a Temple purified of all pagan cults. (It is only through this festival that the revolt was transmitted to rabbinical posterity. The history of the revolt Author: Pierre Vidal-Naquet.


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Great and sudden were the changes which the Hasmonean family brought to the character and religion of the Jews. Yet the members of the family never saw themselves as breaking with tradition. Their first revolutionary acts were in response to an unprecedented challenge, the persecution of the Jews by Antiochus IV, and they always took the patterns for their deeds from by: Kenneth Atkinson tells the exciting story of the nine decades of the Hasmonean rule of Judea ( - 63 BCE) by going beyond the accounts of the Hasmoneans in Josephus in order to bring together new evidence to reconstruct how the Hasmonean family transformed their kingdom into a state that lasted until the arrival of the Romans.5/5(1).

Presents a synthesis of theories from numerous disciplines _ history, economics, sociology, and religion _ regarding the Hasmonean Revolt, the liberation movement that allowed for the rebirth of a Jewish state in Judea after four centuries of foreign domination.

Postulates that the seeds of revolution Hasmonean Revolt book to have been Hasmonean Revolt book as a result of factors that began to develop as early as the Pages: A GREEK JERUSALEM.

The ‘hellenization’ of the cities of central and eastern Asia Minor and the Syro-Palestinian coast is an obscure process which had fatefully. The author compares the Hasmonean palaces to other Hellenistic palaces - especially the Herodian palaces.

Finally, the concluding chapter integrates the previous findings into a new understanding of and appreciation for the Hasmoneans' creation of an innovative Jewish corporal identity, one whose echoes we can still hear by: 2.

The first Hasmonean king and the rabbis' revolt. John Hyrcanus left the control of the kingdom to his wife, whose name is lost to history, and the high priesthood to his son Aristobulus. But, unhappy with this arrangement, Aristobulus had his mother starved to death and to further cement his rule, he threw three of his brothers in prison.

According to historical sources including the books 1 Maccabees and 2 Maccabees and the first book of The Wars of the Jews by the Jewish historian Josephus (c.

CE), the Hasmonean Kingdom rose after a successful revolt by the Jews against the Seleucid king Antiochus IV. The Hasmonean Dynasty; Hasmonean Coins ( B.C.E.) Scroll of Antiochus; Archaeology Proves Rule Extended to Negev Highlands; Pamphylia; Book of Maccabees: First Book of Maccabees; Second Book of Maccabees; Third Book of Maccabees.

Hasmonean Dynasty, Hebrews Put armies to flight – Maccabees Maccabees actually the family name was Hasmonean was the family name and Maccabee was the nickname of Judah one of the sons of Mattathias the Hasmonean who was a priest. The best book currently is. Not historically accurate but gripping and had me shedding BUCKETS of tears.

Five Glorious Brothers - The Chanukah War as told in the Ancient Sifrei Maccabim [Paperback] This book is extremely ahistorical and the writing is terrible.

The book’s first half discusses the political and military history of the Hasmoneans, from the early days until Judea’s submission to Roman power in 63 BCE. In the second half, Dąbrowa analyzes the Hasmonean state’s institutions, including subjects that have habitually received little attention, such as local government and finances.

The Hasmonean dynasty is the name applied to the descendants of Simon, the last surviving brother of Judas Maccabeus, leader of the revolt against the Hellenistically oriented Seleucid empire with its center in Syria.

When Antiochus IV (Epiphanes) attempted to force Hellenism on the orthodox Jewish community, he was faced with revolt. The Maccabean Revolt: Between Tradition and History By Steven H. Werlin In modern Judaism, the holiday of Chanukah celebrates the victorious revolt of the Jews against the Seleucid Greeks in BCE (“before the common era” = BC).

Today we refer to these events as the Maccabean Revolt, named after the Jewish leader, Judah Maccabee. Ancient Jewish History: The Hasmonean Dynasty. ( - 63 BCE) As part of the ancient world conquered by Alexander the Great of Greece ( BCE), the Land. Kenneth Atkinson tells the exciting story of the nine decades of the Hasmonean rule of Judea ( - 63 BCE) by going beyond the accounts of the Hasmoneans in Josephus in order to bring together new evidence to reconstruct how the Hasmonean family transformed their kingdom into a state that lasted until the arrival of the Romans.

In The Institution of the Hasmonean High Priesthood, Vasile Babota offers an interdisciplinary study of the establishment of the Hasmonean priests as high priests in Jerusalem, from their revolt in down to The Hasmonean high priests exercised both religious and civil powers until 37 B.C.E.

and some acted also as kings. Previous studies looked at them mainly from a biblical /Jewish. The Hasmonean Revolt: rebellion or revolution. [Steven Lee Derfler] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help.

Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Steven Lee Derfler. Find more information about: ISBN: X   The revolt would result in the destruction of the Temple as well as the city in 70 CE.

As Epiphanes looked at Alexander the Great of Macedon and aspired to have his name in the history books alongside him, he needed to distinguish himself above his predecessors.

the formation of the Hasmonean Dynasty, an autonomous Jewish rule over. The principal leader of the revolt was a man named Judah, nicknamed "Maccabeus" or "the hammer." Accounts of the conflict, known as the Maccabean revolt, appear in the books of Maccabees, which are part of the Apocrypha. Judah Maccabee's troops captured the Jerusalem temple in B.C.E.

They celebrated the restoration of temple worship with a. The Hasmonean Dynasty The early Hasmonean rulers were righteous people who were careful not to assume the title of monarch.

However, it is an old adage that power corrupts, and eventually the Hasmoneans usurped the throne, disregarding the tradition. Hasmonean Dynasty, dynasty of ancient Judaea, descendants of the Maccabee (q.v.) family. The name derived (according to Josephus, in The Antiquities of the Jews) from the name of their ancestor Hasmoneus (Hasmon), or Asamonaios.

In (or ) bc Simon Maccabeus, son of .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 describes the refusal of Mattathias to perform pagan religious rites, the ensuing Jewish revolt.

The “one hundred and eighty years” in this stanza is the traditional number associated with the rule of the Greeks. 16 The conclusion of this period was indeed initiated by the (Hasmonean) priests, who traditionally wear a garment with bells (Exodus ; ). Thus, even from this short excerpt it is evident that the Qiliri related explicitly and positively to the Hasmoneans.