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2 Maccabees

2 Maccabees

Author: Daniel R Schwartz
Publisher: Berlin/Boston De Gruyter 2008
Series: Commentaries on Early Jewish Literature
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:2 Maccabees.
Biographical note: Daniel R. Schwartz, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel.
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Genre/Form: Commentaries
Elektronisches Buch
Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als
Erscheint auch als
Schwartz, Daniel R., 1952-
2 Maccabees
Berlin ; New York, NY : de @Gruyter, 2008
X, 617 S.
Elektronische Reproduktion von
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel R Schwartz
ISBN: 9783110211207 3110211203 9783110191189 3110191180
OCLC Number: 775643929
In: Schwartz, Daniel R
Notes: Lizenzpflichtig
Description: Online-Ressource.
Contents: Frontmatter --
Table of Contents --
Introduction --
I. Subject, Purpose and Date --
II. Sources and Development --
III. Historical Worth and Leading Ideas --
IV. Between the Bible and Greek Literature --
V. Language and Style --
VI. Reception and Text --
VII. Literature --
VIII. Abbreviations and Bibliography --
Translation and Commentary --
Introductory Letters (1:1-2:18) --
Author's Preface (2:19-32) --
Chapter III --
Chapter IV --
Chapter V --
Chapter VI --
Chapter VII --
Chapter VIII --
Chapter IX --
Chapter X --
Chapter XI --
Chapter XII --
Chapter XIII --
Chapter XIV --
Chapter XV --
Appendices --
Appendix 1: On the Letters in Chapters 1-2 --
Appendix 2: "to register the people of Jerusalem as Antiochenes" (4:9) --
Appendix 3: "his second invasion" (5:1) --
Appendix 4: "as the residents of the place requested" (6:2) --
Appendix 5: A Ptolemaic Account of Antiochus' Decrees? (2 Macc 6:7) --
Appendix 6: "the tribute (still owed) to the Romans" (2 Macc 8:10, 36) --
Appendix 7: The Battle Against the Galatians (8:20) --
Appendix 8: "their own foods" (11:31) --
Appendix 9: "to be his successor" (14:26) --
Appendix 10: "the Syrian Language" (15:36) --
Appendix 11: "and ever since the city was taken over by the Hebrews it has been in their hands" (15:37) --
Series Title: Commentaries on Early Jewish Literature
Responsibility: Daniel R. Schwartz
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Composed during the 2nd century BCE and preserved by the Church, this work narrates and interprets the ups and downs of events that took place in Jerusalem prior to and during the Maccabean revolt.  Read more...


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"Fur das Studium des fruhen Judentums wird der Kommentar von Daniel Schwartz, der aus einer reichen Quellenkenntnis schopft und das Ergebnis lanjahriger Arbeit darstellt, kunftig als Referenzwerk Read more...

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