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SUMMARY OF 1 MACCABEES



BIBLICAL PERIOD # 10 THE REVOLT OF THE MACCABEES
FOCUS JUDAS "the hammer"
166-160
JONATHAN
160-142
SIMON
143-134
THE COVENANT SINAI COVENANT
SCRIPTURE 1:1right arrow, to 4:36right arrow, to 8:1right arrow, to 9:23right arrow, to 12:1right arrow, to 12:39right arrow, to 13:1right arrow, to 15:15right arrow, to 15:25–16:24
DIVISION Introduction and Revolt Re-dedication of the Temple Alliance with Rome. Murder of Judah Appointed High Priest; Oppression resumes Alliance with Rome and Sparta Deceit of Trypho and Murder Continued struggle against oppression Renewed alliance with Rome Treachery and Murder; Succeeded by son, John
TOPIC Mattathias and his sons unleash the Holy War Jonathan becomes political and religious leader Simon serves as high priest and ruler of Judah
Hellenists attempt to destroy Judaism by enforcing Greek culture Jews continue struggle to maintain their religion and culture Judah reestablished as a theocracy (full independence only from 129-63 BC)
LOCATION JUDAH - JERUSALEM
TIME approx. 40 YEARS [174-134 BC]