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Published by University Press in Oxford .
Written in English


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Other titlesThird Book of Maccabees., Fourth Book of Maccabees.
Statementwith notes and illustrations by Henry Cotton
The Physical Object
Paginationxlv, 462 p. ;
Number of Pages462
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24182140M
OCLC/WorldCa374604

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  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 Pages: Internet Archive BookReader The five books of Maccabees in English Internet Archive BookReader The five books of Maccabees in English. 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, ). These are the books of the King James Version of the Bible along with the names and numbers given them in the Douay Rheims Bible and Latin list is a complement to the list in Books of the Latin is an aid to finding cross references between .

The five books of Maccabees in English by Cotton, Henry, at - the best online ebook storage. Download and read online for free The five books of Maccabees in English by Cotton, Henry, /5(1). 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 –/ bc) to the death (/ bc) of Simon Maccabeus, high priest in describes the refusal of Mattathias to perform pagan religious rites, the ensuing Jewish revolt. The Books of the Maccabees are books concerned with the Maccabees, the leaders of the Jewish rebellion against the Seleucid dynasty and related subjects.. The term mostly refers to two deuterocanonical books contained in various canons of the Bible. 1 Maccabees, originally written in Hebrew and surviving in a Greek translation, relates the history of the Maccabees from BCE until . 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.