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Hasmonean Revolt

Steven L. Derfler

Hasmonean Revolt

Rebellion or Revolution (Ancient Near Eastern Texts and Studies, Vol 5)

by Steven L. Derfler

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Published by Edwin Mellen Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • Demonstrations & protest movements,
  • Jewish studies,
  • History Of Jews,
  • History: American,
  • Middle East,
  • History,
  • 168 B.C.-135 A.D,
  • Jews,
  • Maccabees

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8213431M
    ISBN 100889462585
    ISBN 109780889462588


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Hasmonean Revolt by Steven L. Derfler Download PDF EPUB FB2

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. Hasmonean Revolt book 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 Hasmonean Revolt book 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 appear to have been planted 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 Hasmonean Revolt book compares the Hasmonean palaces to other Hellenistic palaces - especially the Herodian palaces. Hasmonean Revolt book Finally, Hasmonean Revolt book concluding chapter integrates the previous findings into a new understanding of Hasmonean Revolt book appreciation for the Hasmoneans' creation of an innovative Jewish corporal identity, one whose echoes we can still hear by: 2.

The first Hasmonean Hasmonean Revolt book and the rabbis' revolt. John Hyrcanus left the control Hasmonean Revolt book the kingdom to his wife, whose name is lost Hasmonean Revolt book 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 Hasmonean Revolt book First Hasmonean Revolt 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 Revolt book 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 Hasmonean Revolt book History By Steven Hasmonean Revolt book. 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. Shimon, the last surviving son of Matisyahu, became the leader of the Jewish people in He was the forerunner of the Hasmonean royal dynasty, which lasted years until Herod wiped it out.

The early Hasmonean rulers were righteous people who were careful not to assume the title of : Yosef Eisen. Led revolt in BCE About BCE, a group finally stood up to the Greeks: Matisyahu (Mattathias) and his sons (Johanan, Judah, Eleazar, Jonathan and Simon), whose family name was “Hasmonean.” They were of noble descent from the priestly class (Kohanim.

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. 47 years: From about BC - 63 BC during the Maccabean/Hasmonean period.

BC was the time when the Maccabees had finally gained full independence from all outside governments of Greek/Seleucid empire. However this came to and end in 63 AD when General Pompey captures Jerusalem and reappoints Hyrcranus II as high priest.

Jerusalem: In Search of the Maccabees the Hasmonean dynasty (2 nd to 1 st Century BCE). They were the descendants of the Maccabees. The history of the Maccabean rebellion cannot be verified at all by archaeology, but is related in the Books Maccabees I and II.

These books do not form part of the Bible, but they belong to a number of. In the narrative of I Maccabees, after Antiochus issued his decrees forbidding Jewish religious practice, a rural Jewish priest from Modiin, Mattathias the Hasmonean, sparked the revolt against the Seleucid Empire by refusing to worship the Greek hias killed a Hellenistic Jew who stepped forward to offer a sacrifice to an idol in Mattathias' place.

HASMONEANS. HASMONEANS (Gr. ʾΑσαμωναίος; Heb. חַשְׁמוֹנָאִים), title for Maccabees in Josephus (Ant., ), Mishnah (Mid. ), and Talmud (Shab. 21b), but nowhere occurring in the Book of Maccabees. Josephus derives the name from the great-grandfather of Mattathias, Asamonaios.

Probably the name is to be connected with the village of Heshmon (Josh. Understanding the Maccabean Revolt To 63 BCD - An Introductory Atlas.

Antiochus IV Epiphanes’ harsh decrees had the effect of accelerating Jewish resistance to Greek customs rather than. 1 Maccabees is clearly in favor of the revolution against the Seleucid and the Hasmonean dynasty.

It is “a thoroughgoing pro-Hasmonean” (Fischer, ). For the author of 1 Maccabees, the revolt was God’s will since the Hasmoneans liberated Judean from foreign rule.

For example, in the early Hasmoneans are described as “those men into. The first Hasmonean coins were issued by Yehohanan (John Hyrcanus I), the son of Simon Maccabeus and grandson of Mattityahu — the instigators of revolt against Hellenism at.

Also, according to Grabbe, 1 Maccabees was an official Hasmonean version of events. • Josephus, according to Grabbe [7], has a “short and muddled account” of the Maccabees/Hasmoneans that was dependent on 1 Maccabees. The other primary source for the Hasmonean dynasty is the first book of The Wars of the Jews by the Jewish historian Josephus, (37–shortly after CE).

Josephus' account is the only primary source covering the history of the Hasmonean dynasty during the period of its expansion and independence between to 63 BCE.

Pdf. Antiochus III (the Great) defeats Egypt and occupies Israel, increasing Roman power. Antiochus IV (his brother) "Epiphanies" (manmade) returns from Rome and informs hellenization, economic persecution, bids office of High Priest, caused Jewish conflict because of .