Israel Under the Maccabees

Israel Under the Maccabees



The stock image depicts the historical region of Israel during the Maccabean Revolt (167-160 BCE), a period of Jewish rebellion against the Seleucid Empire. T

he map shows the extent of the Jewish revolt against the Seleucids, with the territories of Judea, Samaria, Galilee, and Perea marked. The image also shows the major cities, such as Jerusalem, Beth-zur, and Emmaus, and the routes taken by the Jewish fighters in their struggle for independence.

The map includes important sites, such as the Temple Mount, where the Maccabees purified and rededicated the Second Temple, a pivotal event in Jewish history celebrated to this day during the holiday of Hanukkah.

Overall, this map provides a visual representation of the key locations and events during the Maccabean Revolt and the Jewish fight for religious freedom and independence.

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