The Maccabean Revolt
Lecture no. 11 from the course: The Holy Land Revealed
Taught by Professor Jodi Magness | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses
Turn now to the impact of the Greeks on the Jewish population of Judea. Tour the tumultuous years between 167 and 103 B.C.E., which saw Antiochus IV's imposition of Greek beliefs on the population; the subsequent revolt under Judah Maccabee; the reigns of the Hasmoneans; and more.