Caption: One who wouldn't bend: Mattathias, the patriarch of the family of the Maccabees, began the rebellion against the Seleucid Hellenizers with a crime of passion, killing a Hellenized
Jew and a Seleucid official who demanded that he and other Jews worship and sacrifice to the pagan Greek gods.
With succinct and judicious treatments of pertinent exegetical and theological issues throughout, Professor Holloway draws richly on Jewish, Greek, and Roman comparative material to present a complex understanding of the apostle as a Hellenized
and Romanized Jew.
Of special interest is the article which deals with the connections of Parthians and Greeks in the Hellenized
cities of the first century (pp.
The protagonist of this story is one Zomino (also referred to in the sources as Zambino, Zembino, and Zombino), who Hellenized
his name to Sozomeno and is now generally referred to as such.
Specifically a conservative group of Jews known as the Maccabees were unhappy that Antiochus had been accepting bribes and appointing Hellenized
Jews 6 those who were more in favor of assimilating to the Greek way of life.
citizens were as proud of their superior Greek culture as the often separatist Jews were adamant about their moral superiority.
Researchers have long debated over the location of the Acra, built more than 2,000 years ago by Antiochus Epiphanes, king of the Hellenized
Arts of the Hellenized
East: Precious Metalwork and Gems of the Pre-Islamic Era
He finds little explicit support for views of the region as extensively hellenized
or romanized, thoroughly urbanized, and in the midst of widespread upheaval because of economic crisis, and considerable evidence for a predominantly Jewish population with strong cultural ties to Judea.
In Voegelin's critique, sculptures like Michelangelo's David are of an appropriately Hellenized
s voice resonates quadraphonically--historically from the headwaters of Christianity's Hellenized
Jewish and patristic beginnings and from today's Orthodox faith and practice, from deep within the stream of Orthodox tradition as much as from the detached vantage point of his rigorous Harvard training.
b) Regarding urbanism, it caused Hellenized