A History of New Testament Times in Palestine, 175 B.c.-70 A.d.

Paperback | February 5, 2012

byShailer Mathews

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1910. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER V SIMON AND THE CONSOLIDATION OF JUDAISM1 (143-135 B.c.) In full confidence of a speedy victory over a dis-Campaii couraged and disorganised people, Trypho marched 2 jjjj from Ptolemais, carrying with him the unfortunate Jonathan as his prisoner.2 His route led him south through the maritime plain and then east by Adida toward Jerusalem. But at Adida he met Simon, who had gathered troops at his own expense4 and had voluntarily assumed the leadership of Judea.s Trypho did not wish a battle here any more than at Bethshean. To fall back was dangerous, since Simon had already seized Joppa.6 Yet he forced Simon to give him 100 talents of silver together with two of Jonathan's sons, on the promise that the high priest should be released on these terms.7 But after Simon had performed his part of the contract Trypho refused to release Jonathan and moved south along the Shephelah, apparently intending to come upon Jerusalem by the way of Idumea and Hebron. Simon moved along the hills parallel to the invader, a Jewish Fabius. Prevented by a snowstorm from forcing 1 General References: Schttrer, The Jewish People in the Time of Jesus Christ, Div. I. I. 255-271; Graetz, History of the Jews, I.; Renan, History of the 'People of Israel, bk. ix. ch. 3; Ewald, History of Israel, V. 333-341. 1 Mace. 13:12. »1 Mace. 13:1-9. El Haditheh, east of Lydda. 8 1 Mace. 13:10, 11. « 1 Mace. 14:32. '1 Mace. 13:13-19. the southern approach to Jerusalem, Trypho marched around the southern end of the Dead Sea into Gilead, and there, at an unidentified town, Bascama, he killed Jonathan and went back to Syria. There he caused the boy king, Antiochus VI, to be killed, and reigned in name as well as power. Some time afterward Simon took the bones of his brother to Modei...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1910. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER V SIMON AND THE CONSOLIDATION OF JUDAISM1 (143-135 B.c.) In full confidence of a speedy victory over a dis-Campaii cou...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:68 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.14 inPublished:February 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217153275

ISBN - 13:9780217153270

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