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Categories: 2nd-century BC books, Deuterocanonical books, Texts in Koine Greek, Jewish apocrypha, Ancient Hebrew texts
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I Maccabees  1 Maccabees  1 Macc.  First Book of Maccabees  First Book of the Maccabees
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An Apocryphal book describing the life of Judas Maccabaeus, tells how the Greek ruler Antiochus IV Epiphanes attempted to suppress the practice of basic Jewish law, resulting in a Jewish revolt against Seleucid rule Open English WordNet
1 Maccabees, also known as the First Book of Maccabees, First Maccabees, and abbreviated as 1 Macc., is a deuterocanonical book which details the history of the Maccabean Revolt against the Seleucid Empire as well as the founding and earliest history of the independent Hasmonean kingdom. Wikipedia
A book of the Catholic and Eastern Orthodox canon of the Old Testament, considered apocryphal by Protestants. Wiktionary
First book of Maccabees. Wiktionary (translation)
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