The sight of the splintered boat seemed to madden him, as the blood of grapes and mulberries cast before Antiochus's elephants in the book of Maccabees
They sing the psalms of David, of which, as well as the other parts of the Holy Scriptures, they have a very exact translation in their own language; in which, though accounted canonical, the books of the Maccabees
found enough sacred oil to light the temple's menorah for one day.
Suffering in Ancient Worldview: Luke, Seneca and 4 Maccabees
While most know that the story of Hanukkah commemorates the uprising of the Maccabees
, the exact facts of the rebellion have often been lost.
have announced they are splitting up after 14 years together as a band.
MuSic The Maccabees
Having completed a sold out European tour, including three shows at O2 Academy Brixton, The Maccabees
perform a warm-up show in Liverpool before headlining the Latitude Festival.
I've come to the conclusion that the reason you won't make The Maccabees
is the ugliest possible one.
It's been far too long but The Maccabees
are back in town, bringing their explosive live show to the best venue in the world, the Glasgow Barrowland.
On one hand we all know of the great military victory of the Maccabees
, led by Judah, who despite their smaller and lesser equipped army, were able to chase the Syrian-Greeks of Jerusalem and reclaim the Temple.
I'VE done nerves," says The Maccabees
frontman Orlando Weeks.
It was a perfectly enjoyable album, naive as many debuts are, but there was a distinct impression The Maccabees
were holding themselves back and not stretching out as they did on follow-up, Wall Of Arms, released in 2009, which delivered on so much of that early promise.