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The Violation of Earth and Zion

The author foregrounds the story of the Maccabees’ rebellion against the Seleucids with the exploits of Alexander the Great (ca. 333 BCE; 1:1–4). The taut narrative links Antiochus IV to Alexander and his immediate successors, who are condemned as instigating evil (1:9–10)…

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