How to use Maccabean in a sentence
Our earliest literary sources for the events of the Maccabean revolt don’t mention anything about the miracle of oil.Did Archaeologists Just Find Evidence of Hanukkah Stories? | Candida Moss | November 29, 2021 | The Daily Beast
Even the Judeans at the time of the Maccabean revolt could not be immune.
Until the Maccabean revolt, he explained, most Jews were content to sleep peacefully in family caves after death.
Throughout the history of the Maccabean wars Gezer or Gazara plays the part of an important frontier post.
There is no proof that even the Law and the Prophets existed in such a form before the Maccabean period.The Bible | John E. Remsburg
With the downfall of the Maccabean dynasty, however, the older idea revived in the 1st cent.
Had Daniel existed before the Maccabean epoch, it is impossible that the rank of the Book should have been deliberately ignored.The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Daniel | F. W. Farrar
And that the same use of plays on words was still common in the Maccabean epoch we see in the Story of Susanna.The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Daniel | F. W. Farrar
British Dictionary definitions for Maccabean
of or relating to the Maccabees or to Judas Maccabaeus, the Jewish leader of a revolt (166–161 bc) against Seleucid oppression
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