Questions tagged [1-maccabees]

Questions about the deuterocanonical book of 1 Maccabees

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Hebrew of Book of the Maccabees

Although we do not have any full Hebrew manuscripts of I Maccabees, have we found any fragments of manuscripts at all? If not, why wouldn't any trace exist at all?
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The Menorah - A Shammash?

Exodus 25:31-37 (KJV) 31 And thou shalt make a candlestick of pure gold: of beaten work shall the candlestick be made: his shaft, and his branches, his bowls, his knops, and his flowers, shall be of ...
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1 Maccabees timeline, "years"

I am reading 1 Maccabees and understand that these events took place around 150 B.C. In the book, the years progress upwards ex. from 150 to to 160. What timeline were the authors of this book going ...
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