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Maccabees - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
1 Background; 2 The revolt; 3 Maccabean rule; 4 Mention in deuterocanon . Judea had been under Ptolemaic rule, but fell to the Seleucids around 200 BCE. . He banned many traditional Jewish religious practices: Jewish sacrifice was . issued his decrees forbidding Jewish religious practice, a rural Jewish priest from .
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maccabees

Judas Maccabeus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
He led the Maccabean revolt against the Seleucid Empire (167–160 BCE) and is . since 175 BCE had issued decrees that forbade Jewish religious practices.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Judas_Maccabeus

Hasmonean dynasty - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
330 BCE), although Jewish religious practice and culture had persisted and even . hand the tablets on which was written the decree of the senate [to withdraw]. . the Maccabean revolt as a rising of pious Jews against the Seleucid king who .
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hasmonean_dynasty

Insurgency in Ancient Times: The Jewish Revolts Against the ...
Jewish revolt against the Seleucid Empire (Maccabbee Revolt 166-164 BC) was a . which gained the free practice of religion for the Jewish people and ultimately an . attempted to enforce the Seleucid anti-Jewish decrees by having a pig .
http://www.dtic.mil/cgi-bin/GetTRDoc?AD=ADA436236

Meredith Boozer, Vice President

Second Temple Judaism: A Brief Historical Outline--Part Three
The Maccabean Revolt and the Hasmonean Dynasty [167-37 BCE]. 167 Antiochus IV issues a decree abolishing Jewish religion. He defiles the . 142 Jonathan is killed by Tryphon, another claimant to the Seleucid throne. See 1 Macc.12.
http://www.westmont.edu/~fisk/Articles/jewhistc.htm

Kori Dorton, Secretary

Holocaust | Jewish history
A deterioration of relations between hellenized Jews and religious Jews led the Seleucid king Antiochus IV Epiphanes to impose decrees banning certain Jewish religious rites and traditions. . This revolt eventually led to the formation of an independent Jewish kingdom, known as the Hasmonaean Dynasty, which lasted .
http://www.projetaladin.org/holocaust/en/a-muslims-guide-to-judaism/jewish-history.html

Carroll Tucker, Treasurer

HISTORY: Second Temple Period - Return to Zion
Following a decree by the Persian King Cyrus (538 BCE), 50000 Jews set out on . religious and judicial body of the Jewish people marked the beginning of the Second . the Land remained a Jewish theocracy under Syrian-based Seleucid rulers. . and customs on the entire population, the Jews rose in revolt (166 BCE).
http://www.mfa.gov.il/MFA/Facts+About+Israel/History/HISTORY-+The+Second+Temple.htm

Second Temple Period
Theocracy under Hellenistic Kingdom of Seleucid Syria 198 - 160 BCE . Maccabean Revolt takes place under Antiochus IV . Different Jewish religious factions vied with each other to gain the position of High Priest. . Revolt “In 167 BCE, after Antiochus issued decrees in Judea forbidding Jewish religious practice, a rural .
http://faculty.ucc.edu/egh-damerow/hasmoneans.htm

The Second Temple Period | eTeacher's Biblical Hebrew Blog
Mar 2, 2008 . As a result of the Seleucid king Antiochus IV's (Epiphanes) decrees against the Jewish religion, a rebellion led by the priestly Hasmonean .
http://blog.eteacherbiblical.com/2008/03/02/the-second-temple-period/

Amy Atkins, Trustee

1 Maccabees - New World Encyclopedia
Nov 24, 2008 . Greek officer reads the decree of Antiochus IV Epiphanes to a group of Jews. 1 Maccabees is a deuterocanonical book written by a Jewish author and . religious law, resulting in the Hasmonean revolt against Seleucid rule.
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/1_Maccabees

Sheryl Carroll, Trustee

Hanukah; the Real Story - The Jewish Magazine
Anti-Jewish decrees, however, instituted by the despotic ruler Antiochus fueled . Judah, the Maccabee and his brothers mobilized opposition to Seleucid rule as . religious freedom which was restored as a result of the Maccabean revolt, and .
http://www.jewishmag.com/85mag/moshedan/moshedan.htm

Urban Planning, Hasmonean-Style » Main Feature » Jewish Ideas ...
Dec 28, 2011. Jewish revolt against the Seleucid Greek empire. Emperor Antiochus had instituted decrees forbidding the practice of the Jewish religion and .
http://www.jidaily.com/vRAp/r

History of Judaism - ReligionFacts
Mar 17, 2004 . Overview of Jewish history. . A deterioration of relations between hellenized Jews and religious Jews led the Seleucid king Antiochus IV Epiphanes to impose decrees banning certain Jewish religious rites and traditions. . This revolt eventually led to the formation of an independent Jewish kingdom, .
http://www.religionfacts.com/judaism/history.htm

Archived-Articles: Hanuka For Jews and Christians
Dec 5, 2010 . A few faithful Jews were victorious over their assimiliationist . erupted following Seleucid decrees forbidding upon pain of death . The object of the Hellenist Syrian Seleucids was not religious . Each year in Israel, a marathon torch relay race sets out from Modiin, where the Maccabean revolt broke out.
http://www.americanthinker.com/2010/12/hanuka_for_jews_and_christians.html

Separating Myth and History
Yoram Meltzer's excerpt from New Jewish Time details the history of the Hanukah . that the Seleucid King Antiochus IV plotted against Jewish religious practice, . to the King's decrees, the Jewish zealot Mattathius, and his sons, led a revolt.
http://www.secularjewishculture.org/myth_and_history.html

Sharron Cutbirth, Trustee

In Dark Days, Hanukkah's Message of Light Burns Bright ...
At that time, the Seleucid Empire was the superpower of the region. . outlawing all Jewish religious practices, using his many garrisons to enforce his evil decrees. The Jews, led by the Maccabees, revolted and in spite of their small numbers, .
http://www.shomreitorah.org/in-dark-days-hanukkahs-message-of-light-burns-bright/

Maccabees: Biography from Answers.com
2nd century ) Priestly family of Jews who organized a successful rebellion . Judea had been under Ptolemaic rule, but fell to the Seleucids around 200 BCE. . issued his decrees forbidding Jewish religious practice, a rural Jewish priest from .
http://www.answers.com/topic/maccabees-1

Cindy Dietz, Trustee

The Virtual Jewish History Tour - Greece
The Jewish revolt, led by the Hasmonean Judas Maccabee, defeated the Seleucid armies and recaptured the temple. . Greece became a haven of religious tolerance for Jews fleeing the Spanish Inquisition and other persecution in Europe. . According to the decree, Jewish survivors and their heirs could present claims in .
http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/vjw/Greece.html

Bruce Evans, Parents & Friends President

Was Jesus Just a Wandering Philosopher? | Answers To Tough ...
After Antiochus issued his decrees forbidding Jewish religious practice, a rural . Mattathias the Hasmonean, sparked the revolt against the Seleucid Empire by .
http://questions.org/attq/was-jesus-just-a-wandering-philosopher/

Chapter One - The Hellenist Colonization and Land Confiscation ...
Dec 16, 2011 . During the Syrian Wars between the Ptolemies and the Seleucid . more after Epiphanes' decrees in 167 against the Jewish religion. . The commoners and farmers' revolt brought about the decrees against the Jewish faith, .
http://rslissak.com/content/chapter-one-hellenist-colonization-and-land-confiscation-policy-land-israel-332-142-bce-part

Ginna Lewis, Trustee, ’86

Israel Celebration Tours: November 2009
Nov 29, 2009 . After Antiochus issued his decrees forbidding Jewish religious practice, . Mattathias the Hasmonean, sparked the revolt against the Seleucid .
http://israelcelebrationtours.blogspot.com/2009_11_01_archive.html

The True Story of Chanukkah | MetaFilter
("After Antiochus issued his decrees forbidding Jewish religious practice, . Mattathias the Hasmonean, sparked the revolt against the Seleucid .
http://www.metafilter.com/77622/The-True-Story-of-Chanukkah

Susan Recks, Parents & Friends Representative

Hellenistic Reform and the Maccabean Revolt - CojsWiki
When the Seleucids firmly established their dominion over Judea, the . who found the religious compromises in Hellenistic Jerusalem totally unacceptable. . begin with, the decree of Antiochus III which had granted the Jews extensive rights .
http://cojs.org/cojswiki/Hellenistic_Reform_and_the_Maccabean_Revolt

THE RISE OF ANTIOCHUS IV EPIPHANES AND HIS ASSAULT ...
The Religious Persecution of Antiochus Against Judaea. Conclusion. Bibliography. INTRODUCTION. This paper will focus on the Seleucid king known as Antiochus IV Epiphanes, . Jews that led to the Maccabean revolt, he is also a key figure in the Book of . Menelaus and his group, were the real initiators of the decrees.
http://paultanner.org/English%20Docs/Daniel/Introductory/App%20O%20-%20Antiochus.pdf

Kristen Roberson, Parents & Friends Representative

Antiochan Persecution
There are several reconstructions of the Antiochan persecution of the Jews (see . in order to bring unity and stability to the Seleucid kingdom (see Schürer, 1.147 -48); this was the reason for his anti-Jewish decrees, found in 1 and 2 Maccabees. . Since the revolt was religiously inspired, Antiochus IV had no option but to .
http://www.abu.nb.ca/courses/ntintro/intest/AntiocRecon.htm

Mark Schneider, Trustee

maccabees : definition of maccabees and synonym of maccabees ...
1 Background; 2 The revolt; 3 Maccabean rule; 4 Mention in deuterocanon; 5 Origin . Both Egypt and the Seleucid empire were states descended from the break up of . After Antiochus issued his decrees forbidding Jewish religious practice, .
http://dictionary.sensagent.com/maccabees/en-en/


The Temple Mount in the First and Second Temple Periods
Dramatic events took place when the Seleucid king Antiochus IV Epiphanes issued his decrees against observing the commandments of the Jewish religion in Judea and elsewhere; these actions provoked the Hasmonean Revolt, at the peak .
http://www.bibletopics.com/biblestudy/115.htm

The Constituent Assembly
. the Seleucid king, Antiochus IV enacted religious decrees on the Jews living . led the Jews in a successful uprising against the Greek rulers, defeating Lysias, .
http://www.knesset.gov.il/lexicon/eng/hanukkah_eng.htm