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the principles and ideals associated with classical Greek civilization

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Hengel have claimed that this was indeed the case, and that extreme Jewish hellenizers were actually the ones who instigated the persecution.
Even a book as hostile to the Jewish Hellenizers and their reforms as 2 Maccabees - written towards the end of the second century B.
No historian has ever used the Jewish ethnicity of the Hellenizers in 165-145 as evidence that their ideas were rooted in Judaism.
Despite differences between these two phenomena of the last centuries of the second Commonwealth, the Hellenizers and the Jesus-fellowship, the expulsion of each of these groups is marked similarly in the Jewish prayer book: a special benediction in the Shmoneh-Esreh.
in their fierce struggle against the Hellenizers in Judea.