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Even the Judeans at the time of the Maccabean revolt could not be immune.
It was Ezekiel Leven, his whilom lieutenant, with whom he had dreamed of Maccabean deeds.Ghetto Comedies|Israel Zangwill
The peace of Palestine was repeatedly disturbed by the attempts of the survivors of the Maccabean house to recover their kingdom.Biblical Geography and History|Charles Foster Kent
It was captured by Jonathan in the Maccabean wars, and was an important city during the time of the Crusades.The Bible Story|Rev. Newton Marshall Hall
Thus the revolution brought about by the Maccabean revolt seemed about to be undone by the successors of the Maccabees.Oriental Women|Edward Bagby Pollard
It is the Maccabean victory told in symbol; for it was a story of advance from strength to strength.A Thousand Years of Jewish History|Maurice H. (Maurice Henry) Harris