The revolt of the maccabees and the rule of the hasmons biblical period 10 lesson # 23 • previous • salvation history study list • next heavenly father, you returned your people to the promise land after 70 years of exile and restored their independence through the courage of the sons of mattathias'the maccabees'who hammered judah 's. Define maccabees: a priestly family leading a jewish revolt begun in 168 bc against hellenism and syrian rule and reigning over palestine from 142. The maccabean revolt was a conflict, lasting from 167 to 160 bc, between a judean rebel group known as the maccabees and the seleucid empire in the narrative of i maccabees, after antiochus issued his decrees forbidding jewish religious practice, a rural jewish priest from modiin, mattathias. The maccabean revolt bible study discover the amazing truth of the gospel eternal life christian living bible people, places, things end. The main events in the history of jerusalem - a timeline 3500 bce the priest mattathias begins maccabean revolt 167-141 maccabean war of liberation 164.
Timeline  in the narrative of i maccabees, after antiochus iv issued his decrees forbidding jewish religious practice, a rural jewish priest from modiin, mattathias the hasmonean, sparked the revolt against the seleucid empire. 3 five sons fled to the wilderness of judah after mattathias' death about one year later in 166 bc, his son judah maccabee led an army of jewish dissidents to. After the death of alexander the great, his kingdom was divided into four egypt, the seleucid empire, the kingdom of pergamon and macedon (including greece) egypt, governed by ptolemy i soter allowed.
John 10:22-23 john 10:22-23 shows jesus walking in the temple area in jerusalem during the feast of dedication today, the jews call this feast hanukkahit is the national celebration of the rededication of the temple by the jews at the end of the maccabean revolt. A small remnant of god's people return to the promised land after seventy years of punishment in exile in the return, they will work hard to rebuild what they lost through sin and idolatry after a number of generations, a new foreign power comes on the scene and the jews are faced with a new.
The uprising of the maccabees against the seleucid empire during the hellenistic period is an integral part of the hanukkah story. The biblical books of 1 maccabees, 2 maccabees and 4 maccabees deal with the maccabean revolt the revolt in 167 bce, after antiochus issued decrees in judea forbidding jewish religious practice, a rural jewish priest from modiin, mattathias the hasmonean, sparked the revolt against the seleucid empire by refusing to worship the.
Maccabean revolt is a historical event that happened in 168 bce the syrians came and took charge over jews and tried to end judaism the king of syr. Articles, sermons, and essays for maccabean revolt sermon nov 15, 2003 what happened between the testaments martin collins focuses upon the dark period in history called the inter-testamental period, approximately 400 years between the time of malachi and matthew, a time of intense political and intellectual fermentation.
In the narrative of i maccabees, after antiochus issued his decrees forbidding jewish religious practice, a rural jewish priest from modiin, mattathias the hasmonean, sparked the revolt against the seleucid empire by refusing to worship the greek gods. 7 part one historical background for studying the gospels t he understanding of any religion depends heavily on the his-torical circumstances surrounding its birth. Religious persecution or high taxes the causes of the maccabean revolt against antiochus iv.