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Have a happy Hannukah, but please remember: don't let the Maccabees win.
I promise you in the spirit of the Maccabees, we will not allow Iran to receive a military nuclear capability.
True, the Maccabees were defending the God of Torah and Law.
A truly original approach might be to portray the second-century B.C. Maccabees speaking like rappers.Yo, Yo, Yo, It’s Chanukah: Hip-Hop Lights the Menorah|Eli Lake|December 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
I put my heart and soul into my screenplay about the Maccabees for deeply personal reasons.Joe Eszterhas on His Book, ‘Heaven and Mel,’ and His Mel Gibson Ordeal|Joe Eszterhas|June 8, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Respecting the origin of this sect nothing certain is known, beyond that they were in existence at the time of the Maccabees.Ancient Faiths And Modern|Thomas Inman
Then they were crushed by the wars which are explained in the books of the Maccabees.The City of God, Volume II|Aurelius Augustine
And it is mentioned by the author of the book of Maccabees, that the Jews, upon a solemn occasion, entered the temple.
The result was the glorious revolt of the Jews under Mattathias and his sons—the family of the Maccabees.A Brief Bible History|James Oscar Boyd
But the question that concerns us most is, whether the writer of First Maccabees actually reckoned by Macedonian months?The Book of Daniel Unlocked|W. S. Auchincloss
British Dictionary definitions for Maccabees
Cultural definitions for Maccabees
According to two books of the Apocrypha, a family of Jewish patriots active in the liberation of Judea from Syrian rule. The Maccabees established a line of priest-kings that lasted until the rule of Herod the Great.