Jewish Revolt of the Maccabees

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  • Elsa Bouchard (University of Montreal)

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The revolt was prompted by the installation of a pagan cult in the Temple of Jerusalem by king Antiochus IV.

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Bouchard, Elsa. "Jewish Revolt of the Maccabees". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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