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2 Maccabees : a critical commentary

Author: Robert Doran; Harold W Attridge
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Fortress Press, ©2012.
Series: Hermeneia--a critical and historical commentary on the Bible.
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Genre/Form: Commentaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Doran; Harold W Attridge
ISBN: 9780800660505 0800660501
OCLC Number: 742515568
Description: xxvi, 361 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
The letters and the narrative --
The narrative --
The goals of the author --
The date and place of composition --
A suggested time line from 2 Maccabees --
The text --
Commentary --
1:1-10a The first prefixed letter --
1:10b-17 The second prefixed letter: greetings and well wishes --
1:18-36 The second prefixed letter: the body of the letter I --
2:1-18 The second prefixed letter: the body of the letter 2 --
2:19-32 Prologue --
3:1-39 Heliodorus comes to the temple --
3:40--4:6 Transition to chaos --
4:7-22 Jason as high priest --
4:23-50 The death of Onias --
5:1--6:9a Antiochus assaults the temple --
6:9b-7:42 Righteous martyrs --
8:1-36 Judas Maccabeus leads a revolt --
9:1-29 The end of Antiochus IV Epiphanes --
10:1-8 The purification of the temple --
10:9-38 Events under Antiochus V Eupator --
11:1-38 Relations with Lysias --
Excursus The letter in 2 Maccabees 11-16-38 --
12:1-45 Battles with local commanders --
13:1-26 Struggles with Antiochus and Lysias --
14:1-25 Final assault on the temple: the approach of Nikanor and his treaty --
14:26-46 Final assault on the temple: the persecution --
15:1-36 The defeat of Nikanor --
15:37-39 Epilogue.
Series Title: Hermeneia--a critical and historical commentary on the Bible.
Other Titles: Two Maccabees
Second Maccabees
Bible.
Responsibility: by Robert Doran ; edited by Harold W. Attridge.
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