1 Maccabees


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an Apocryphal book describing the life of Judas Maccabaeus

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while the great martyrs' list of 1 Maccabees 2:49ff.
Also mentioned but not cited in full are 1 Maccabees 1-2; 2 Maccabees 6-7; and 3 Maccabees.
Brief references in 1 Maccabees and Josephus indicate that each and every Hasmonean ruler devoted energy and monies to improving and strengthening the Temple and its surroundings.
The document in 1 Maccabees 14 recording the public appointment of Simon as ethnarch, high priest, and strategos is written in a style strikingly reminiscent of documents from the Hellenistic world.
20-44; Ben-Sira 1:1 and throughout; Hasidim: 1 Maccabees 2:42; 7:12-17.