The final battle of Judas Maccabaeus against the Seleucid
Greek general Bacchides was symbolic of the greater encounter, and indeed war, of the tiny Jewish population of Judea against the overwhelming cultural, social, economic, and military power of the Hellenistic empires left in the wake of Alexander the Great's conquest of the known world.
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People who observe the holiday will be lighting candles in nine-branch candle holders, or menorahs, to celebrate the victory of the Maccabee rebels over the Seleucid
empire in Jerusalem.
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During the Seleucid
period, the city was renamed after king Seleucus, Karkha d' Beth Slokh ("Fort Seleucus"), a corruption of which is at the root of modern name Karkuk/Kirkuk.
II: Inscriptions of the Seleucid
and Parthian periods of Eastern Iran and Central Asia, vol.
A year ago, an excavation revealed the remnants of the Hakra, a fortress constructed by the Seleucid
king Antiochus IV (the protagonist of the Chanukah story) in order to control the city and supervise the activities in the Temple.
king had to cede all his possessions in Asia Minor west of the Taurus to the victors, pushing the boundaries of his kingdom eastwards to Syria.
The Land of the Elephant Kings: Space, Territory, and Ideology in the Seleucid
In addition to defeating his former Seleucid
overlords, he repelled the Celts installed in Central Anatolia: the famous 'Dying Gaul' known from Roman copies was originally part of an Attalid victory dedication.
According to Dr Parpas, Bahrain was the main naval base of the Seleucid
Empire's presence in the Gulf between 323BC and 140BC.
The fact that this visit happens in a period when Jews are celebrating Hanukkah, a holiday commemorating the rededication of the Holy Temple (the Second Temple) in Jerusalem at the time of the Maccabean Revolt against the Seleucid
Empire, adds even more to its significance.