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five books of Maccabees in English with notes and illustrations

five books of Maccabees in English with notes and illustrations

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Published by University Press in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesThird Book of Maccabees. English. Cotton. 1832.
StatementBy Henry Cotton.
ContributionsCotton, Henry, 1907-.
The Physical Object
Pagination462 p. ;
Number of Pages462
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17951204M

Original Source: Transcribed from PDF copy of Book "The Five Books of Maccabees in English. With Notes and Illustrations", by HENRY COTTON, D.C.L.(Sir) Archdeacon of Cashel, and Late Student of Christ Church, Oxford. Publication date | PDF. With Notes and Illustrations, by Henry Cotton, D.C.L. Archdeacon of Cashel, and Late Student of Christ Church, Oxford. originally published before 26 MB pages Original Source: Transcribed from PDF copy of Book " The Five Books of Maccabees in English.

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 countries, the books both of the prophets, and of David, and the epistles. An English translation, unfortunately made "from the Latin version of the Arabic text printed in the Polyglotts," was published by H. Cotton (The Five Books of Maccabees. Oxford: OUP, ; see esp. pp. xxx-xxxv, ).

Deuterocanonical is a term coined in by the theologian Sixtus of Siena, who had converted to Catholicism from Judaism, to describe scriptural texts considered canonical by the Catholic Church, but which recognition was considered "secondary". For Sixtus, this term included portions of both Old and New Testaments (Sixtus considers the final chapter of the Gospel of Mark as. 5 Maccabees Chapter (from The Five Books of Maccabees) OUTLINE (In Brief version): T he fifth book, although Calmet supposes that it was originally written in .


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EMBED EMBED (for Notes. Please refer to the PDF format of this volume for an undistorted view of the foldout. Content. The book chronicles the events from Heliodorus' attempt to rob the Temple treasury in BC to the death of Herod the Great's two sons about 6 BC.

Similar to other Books of the Maccabees, this work aims at consoling Jews in their sufferings and encouraging them to be steadfast "in their devotion to the Mosaic law".

Textual history. The book survives in Arabic, but was probably. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion Clash Planet.

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THE FIRST BOOK OF THE MACCABEES CHAPTER 1 And it happened, after that Alexander son of Philip, the Macedonian, who came out of the land of Chettiim, had smitten Darius king of the Persians and Medes, that he reigned in his stead, the first over Greece, And made many wars, and won many strong holds, and slew the kings of the earth.

An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. The First and Second Books of Maccabees are reckoned as part of the Old Testament by Catholics. However, everybody should count them as fascinating Jewish historical literature.

Notes. More chapters will be added. The designation 5 Maccabees was first given to the book (now commonly so called) by Cotton (The Five Books of Maccabees English, ), and it has been perpetuated by Dr. Samuel Davidson (Introduction to the Old Testament, III, ); Ginsburg (Kitto’s Cycyclopedia of Biblical Literature); Bissell (Apocrypha of the Old Testament) and others.

The designation 5 Maccabees was first given to the book (now commonly so called) by Cotton (The Five Books of Maccabees English, ), and it has been perpetuated by Dr. Samuel Davidson (Introduction to the Old Testament, III, ); Ginsburg (Kitto's Cycyclopedia of Biblical Literature); Bissell (Apocrypha of the Old Testament) and others.

Most agree 4 Maccabees was written prior to AD It is listed as canon in the Georgian Orthodox Bible. The other Maccabees, 5 Maccabees, is also known as the Arabic 2 Maccabees, and was written much later. Most Protestant churches and denominations do not consider any of the five Maccabees books to be canon, or part of the inspired Word of God.

5 Maccabees, an Arab language history from BCE to 6 BCE. The same title is used for a Syriac version of 6th book of Josephus' Jewish War. 6 Maccabees, a Syriac poem that possibly shared a lost source with 4 Maccabees.

7 Maccabees, a Syriac work focusing on the speeches of the Maccabean Martyrs and their mother. The First Book of Maccabees, also called 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 Septuagint.

- Welcome to the Desert of the Real. The five books of Maccabees in English. [Henry Cotton;] Third Book of Maccabees. Fourth Book of Maccabees. Responsibility: with notes and illustrations by Henry Cotton.

More information: ; Reviews. User-contributed reviews Tags. Add tags for "The five books of. OCLC Number: Notes: Maccabees are included in the Deuterocanonical books; are Apocryphal books excluded from the Deuterocanonicals; 5 is also known as the Arabic II Maccabees, and is included in the Paris and London Polyglots.

Some assert that this book was written as a sequel to Ezra and Nehemiah. The inclusion of decrees and letters does resemble the many items of official correspondence cited in 1 Maccabees.

Unlike the other books of Maccabees, the style is simple, straightforward and factual, with little effort to embellish the narrative or to interpret events. This article traces the impact of Eupolemos, the Jewish historian and ambassador, on Jewish tradition.

Eupolemos plays an important role in 1 and 2 Maccabees as one of the ambassadors sent to Rome by Judas Maccabaeus. Josephus elaborates the role of Eupolemos and associates him closer to Judas Maccabaeus than was the case with the accounts found in the first two books of the Maccabees.Maccabees are included in the Deuterocanonical books; are Apocryphal books excluded from the Deuterocanonicals; 5 is also known as the Arabic II Maccabees, and is included in the Paris and London Polyglots.

Cf. Jewish encyclopedia, v. 8, p. Includes index United Bible Societies language: English Rare Annex Copy 1: Gift of Alfred C.

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 –/ bce) to the death (/ bce) of Simon Maccabeus, high priest in describes the refusal of Mattathias to perform pagan religious rites, the ensuing Jewish.