Are the Hasmoneans legitimised as kings in 1 Maccabees?

Choi, Dongbin (2014) Are the Hasmoneans legitimised as kings in 1 Maccabees? MRes thesis, University of Nottingham.

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Abstract

Concerning the belief about continuation of the Davidic dynasty in the Second Temple Jewish literature, the present study seeks to understand how the belief may have been understood in 1 Maccabees. Specifically, it asks whether the Hasmoneans are legitimised as kings in the book, replacing the Davidic dynasty. Through examining relevant passages such as 2:57, 5:62, 14:25–49, and 14:41, it is argued that the author of 1 Maccabees does not present the Hasmoneans as legitimate kings. Instead, he preserves the traditional belief that the Davidic dynasty will continue.

Item Type: Thesis (University of Nottingham only) (MRes)
Supervisors: Deines, R.
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BS The Bible
Faculties/Schools: UK Campuses > Faculty of Arts > School of Humanities
Item ID: 28401
Depositing User: Choi, Dongbin
Date Deposited: 24 Feb 2015 09:21
Last Modified: 14 Sep 2016 12:23
URI: http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/28401

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