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The Littlest Maccabee (Littlest)

by Sylvia Rouss

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Published by Pitspopany Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Holidays - Jewish,
  • Holidays & Celebrations - Other, Religious,
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Religion - Judaism,
  • Fiction,
  • Hanukkah,
  • Children: Kindergarten

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsGreg A. Cohen (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8810610M
    ISBN 101932687769
    ISBN 109781932687767
    OCLC/WorldCa82369724

    1: Then Gorgias took five thousand men, and a thousand of the best horsemen: and they removed out of the camp by night. 2: That they might come upon the camp of the Jews, and strike them suddenly: and the men that were of the castle were their guides. 4Maccabees 6 4Maccabees 6 This may be more clearly comprehended from the thirstofkingDavid. 7ForafterDavidhadbeenattacking the Philistines the whole day, he with the soldiers of his nation killed many of them; 8 then when evening came, .

    FOURTH BOOK OF MACCABEES. THIS book is like a fearful peal of thunder echoing out of the dim horrors of ancient tyranny. It is a chapter based on persecution by Antiochus, the tyrant of Syria, whom some called Epiphanes, The Madman. Roman history of the first centuries records two such tyrants--the other, Caligula, the Second Brilliant Madman. The books of 1 and 2 Maccabees – What are they? First and Second Maccabees were Jewish writings regarding the history of the Jews during portions of the time period between the .

    Editor’s note: The following homily delivered by the Reverend Peter M. J. Stravinskas, Ph.D, S.T.D., on 1 August , commemoration of the Holy Maccabees (Extraordinary Form) at the Church of. First Maccabees (written circa BCE and describing the period of BCE) is devoted to presenting the Maccabean dynasty, from Mattathias through his son Judah, to Jonathan and Simon who became high priests and gained political independence. The book may have been designed to .


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The Littlest Maccabee (Littlest) by Sylvia Rouss Download PDF EPUB FB2

Sylvia Rouss is the author of a dozen children's titles and won the National Jewish Book Award and The Storytelling Award for The Littlest Pair, about a pair of termites trying to get onto Noah s wooden Ark. Her other bestselling titles in this series Author: Sylvia Rouss.

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1 Maccabees is a book written in Hebrew by a Jewish author after the restoration of an independent Jewish kingdom by the Hasmonean dynasty, about the latter part of the 2nd century original Hebrew is lost and the most important surviving version is the Greek translation contained in the book is held as canonical scripture by the Catholic, Orthodox, and Oriental Orthodox.

1 Alexander of Macedon son of Philip had come from the land of Kittim and defeated Darius king of the Persians and Medes, whom he succeeded as ruler, at first of Hellas.

2 He undertook many campaigns, gained possession of many fortresses, and put the local kings to death. 3 So he advanced to the.

History. The Book of the Maccabees refers to a series of deuterocanonical books contained in various canons of the Bible. 1 Maccabees, originally written in Hebrew and surviving in a Greek translation, relates the history of the Maccabees from BCE until BCE.; 2 Maccabees, a Greek abridgment of an earlier history in Hebrew, relates the history of the Maccabees down to BCE.

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.

2 Maccabees. Title. As mentioned above (I.A.), the 2nd cent. a.d. title τὰ̀ Μακκαβαϊκα may have referred exclusively to 2 Maccabees inasmuch as Judas, the focal point of this work, was properly “the Maccabee.” The book presents a summary or epitome of a five-volume history by one Jason of.

Maccabees, also spelled Machabees, (flourished 2nd century bce, Palestine), priestly family of Jews who organized a successful rebellion against the Seleucid ruler Antiochus IV and reconsecrated the defiled Temple of Jerusalem.

Historical context of the Maccabees. The name Maccabee was a title of honour given to Judas, a son of Mattathias and the hero of the Jewish wars of independence, 1 Maccabees 2 Good News Translation (GNT) The Faithfulness of Mattathias.

2 During that time, a priest of the Jehoiarib family named Mattathias, who was the son of John and the grandson of Simeon, moved from Jerusalem and settled in Modein.

2 Mattathias had five sons: John (also called Gaddi), 3 Simon (also called Thassi), 4 Judas (also called Maccabeus), 5 Eleazar (also called Avaran), and. This book is a reproduction of an important historical work.

Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged s:   The name Maccabee, probably meaning "hammer," is actually applied in the Books of Maccabees to only one man, Judas, third son of the priest Mattathias and.

Entry for 'Maccabees, Books of' - International Standard Bible Encyclopedia - One of 8 Bible encyclopedias freely available, the ISBE is hailed for its authoritative explanations of every significant word, person and place.

The First and Second Books of Maccabees contain the most detailed accounts of the battles of Judah Maccabee and his brothers for the liberation of Judea from foreign domination. These books include within them the earliest references to the story of Hanukkah and the rededication of the Temple, in addition to the famous story of the mother and her seven sons.

MACCABEES, BOOKS OF, mak'-a-bez, I. 1 MACCABEES 1. Name 2. Canonicity 3. Contents 4. Historicity 5. Author's Standpoint and Aim 6. Date 7. Sources 8. Original Language 9. Text and Versions LITERATURE II. 2 MACCABEES 1. Name 2. Canonicity 3.

Contents 4. Sources 5. Historicity 6. Teaching of the Book 7. Author 8. Date 9. Original Language   The book of 1 Maccabees was written in Hebrew and later translated into Greek. Scholars believe that the author was a Palestinian Jew who was intimately familiar with the events described.

The author opposed the Hellenization of the Jews and clearly supported and admired the Jewish revolutionaries led by Judas Maccabeus and his brothers. IV Maccabees: The Fourth Book of the Maccabees, so called, is a semiphilosophic discourse, or sermon, on the "supremacy of the pious reason" (ch.

It consists of a prologue (i. ) and of two principal parts. The first of these (i. iii. 18) is devoted to the elucidation of the author's philosophical thesis, and the second (iii. xviii. THE FIRST BOOK OF MACCABEES.

The name Maccabee, probably meaning “hammer,” is actually applied in the Books of Maccabees to only one man, Judas, third son of the priest Mattathias and first leader of the revolt against the Seleucid kings who persecuted the Jews (1 Mc66; 2 Mc16;16).Traditionally the name has come to be extended to the brothers of Judas, his supporters.

First book of the Maccabees - 5 - Then Mattathias answered and spake with a loud voice, Though all the nations that are under the king's dominion obey him, and fall away every one from the religion of their fathers, and give consent to his commandments: Yet will I and my sons and my brethren walk in the covenant of our fathers.

The First Book of Maccabees (I Maccabees) is historical work extant in Greek, covering the period of 40 years from the accession of Antiochus Epiphanes ( B.C.E.) to the death of Simeon the Hasmonean ( B.C.E.).Its name in the Septuagint and in the writings of the Church Fathers (Eusebius and Clement) is Τα Μακκαβαïκά, i.e., "Maccabean matters" or "the Book of the Maccabees.".

Read the Book of 1 Maccabees online. Use highlighting, underlining, and take notes while you study the bible. The Second Book of the Maccabees Chapter 1. 1 To the brethren the Jews that are I throughout Egypt, the brethren, the Jews that are in Jerusalem, and in the land of Judea, send health, and good peace.

2 May God be gracious to you, and remember his covenant that he made.1 Maccabees chapter 1 KJV (King James Version) 1 And it happened, after that Alexander sonne of Philip, the Macedonian, who came out of the land of Chettum, had smitten Darius king of the Persians and Medes, that hee reigned in his stead, the first ouer Greece.

2 And made many wars, and wan many strong holds, and slew the kings of the earth. 3 And went through to the ends of the earth.Rate this book. Clear rating. 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars.

The Books of the Maccabees: Books 1 & 2 by Anonymous 77 ratings, average rating, 10 reviews Open Preview The Books of the Maccabees Quotes Showing of 2 “And they cut in pieces, and burnt with fire the books of the law of God: 60 And.