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  • M (A-Z entry)

    The symbol employed to designate material in the gospel according to Matthew which does not appear in either of the other synoptic gospels, such ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Ma῾agan Mikha'el (A-Z entry)

    In fall 1985 , while diving along the shore at Kibbutz Ma῾agan Mikha῾el, 32 km (20 mi.) south of Haifa, Israel, Ami Eshel noticed, ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Maʿariv (A-Z entry)

    (from ʿerev ,“evening”) the evening prayer service, held after nightfall. See Minḥah, Shaḥarit.

    Source: Oxford Biblical Studies Online

  • Maʾat (A-Z entry)

    Egyptian goddess of reason and order; her name literally means “truth.”

    Source: Oxford Biblical Studies Online

  • Ma῾lula (A-Z entry)

    modern village located in the Qalamun Mountains, 60 km (37 mi.) north of Damascus, Syria, and 110 km (68 mi.) south of Homs. The ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Maat (A-Z entry)

    The ethical conceptions of “truth,” “order,” and “cosmic balance” are encompassed in the Egyptian term maat , and the personification of those principles is ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

  • Macalister, Robert Alexander Stewart (A-Z entry)

    ( 1870 – 1950 ), archaeologist born in Dublin into an academic family, his father being a professor of anatomy at Cambridge. Some of ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • 1 Maccabees (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Books of the Bible

  • Maccabees (Chapters)

    Both Origen and Jerome knew that 1 Maccabees had been composed in Hebrew (Jerome saw a copy), but no Hebrew text has survived. The ...

    Source: The Oxford Illustrated History of the Bible; from chapter The Apocrypha

  • Maccabees (Chapters)

    Unlike 1 Maccabees, this book was evidently composed in Greek. Both its language and style are thoroughly Greek in nature. Among the early Greek ...

    Source: The Oxford Illustrated History of the Bible; from chapter The Apocrypha

  • Maccabees (A-Z entry)

    See Hasmoneans .

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • 1 Maccabees (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Books of the Bible

  • 2 Maccabees (Chapters)

    The Relationship between 1 and 2 Maccabees Second Maccabees does not continue the history of the Jewish revolt against the Seleucid empire and its ...

    Source: The Catholic Study Bible

  • 1 Maccabees (Chapters)

    The Maccabees The word Maccabee derives from the Hebrew word for hammer and was a nickname for Judas, a leader in the Jewish revolt ...

    Source: The Catholic Study Bible

  • 4 Maccabees (A-Z entry)

    The book appears under a number of titles, with the main manuscripts giving the simple name used today (in the form Makkabaiôn D' ). ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Books of the Bible

  • 3 Maccabees (A-Z entry)

    Among the writings of the Jewish Pseudepigrapha is a fictional narrative known as 3 Maccabees. This work tells the story of how the Jewish ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Books of the Bible

  • 1 Maccabees (A-Z entry) This result contains an image

    The book of 1 Maccabees contains an account of the second-century b.c.e . development of the independent Hasmonean state of Judah, set in the ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Books of the Bible

  • 2 Maccabees (A-Z entry)

    The name of Second Maccabees, or more fully The Second Book of the Maccabees, derives from the probably secondary Greek title given to this ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Books of the Bible

  • Maccabees, books of (A-Z entry)

    Four books recording the struggle of loyalist Jews against the forces of Hellenist absorption in the 2nd cent. bce . Of these 1 and ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • 2 Maccabees: Reading the Book (Chapters)

    Letters to the Jews in Egypt ( 2 Mc 1, 2–2, 18 ) The book begins with two letters directed at the Jewish community ...

    Source: The Catholic Study Bible; from chapter 2 Maccabees

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