grew sick, and leadership after his death passed to his son, the great Judas Maccabaeus, whom Mattathias
had recommended, in the words of Josephus, as having "courage and strength" enough to "bring vengeance on your enemies."
13) in an ornate frame with cherubim at the top and figurines at the sides (and within the frame the names of both Mattathias
and Abraham Bath Sheba) and Heshek Shelomo (1599-1600) by R.
In the town of Modin, writes Durant, a Greek official called upon the Jews "to repudiate the [Mosaic] Law and sacrifice to Zeus." Mattathias
, a Jewish zealot, stepped forth.
Schwartz, "A Massacre in Jamaica," New Yorker, December 12, 2011, which quoted the oft cited police figure of 73 civilians.
Ainsi il est un lieu de refuge pour l'homme : David y fuit la haine de Safil, Elie la colere de Jezabel et Mattathias
la persecution d'Antiochus IV (Gerard 262-63).
?--you kind of get this guy who more or less is trying to avoid the whole thing, but he just gets to a place where had enough, and he just snapped!
In this context, Josephus begins narrating the revolt of Mattathias
the Maccabee against the Syrians (12:265).
(81.) See Mattathias
Schwartz, The Trolls Among Us, N.Y.
among miners at the time of the Gold Rush); Mattathias
It was a different time, and they were certainly living under a repressive regime, but the fact remains that Mattathias
did kill other Jews for sacrificing (undoubtedly under some duress) to the wrong god.
commander by Mattathias
, as described in I Maccabees.
(2011) "Pre-Occupied: the origins and future of Occupy Wall Street", The New Yorker, 28 November, http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2011/11/28/111128fa_fact_schwartz?currentPage=al l accessed 28 February 2012.