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Septuagint, 1 Maccabees, 11.42-11.43

nanAnd Demetrius sent this message to Jonathan, "Not only will I do these things for you and your nation, but I will confer great honor on you and your nation, if I find an opportunity.

nanNow then you will do well to send me men who will help me, for all my troops have revolted.

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1. Septuagint, 1 Maccabees, 11.14, 11.17, 11.20-11.23, 11.25-11.26, 11.28, 11.30-11.37, 11.39, 11.41, 11.43 (2nd cent. BCE - 2nd cent. BCE)

11.14. Now Alexander the king was in Cilicia at that time, because the people of that region were in revolt. 11.17. And Zabdiel the Arab cut off the head of Alexander and sent it to Ptolemy. 11.20. In those days Jonathan assembled the men of Judea to attack the citadel in Jerusalem, and he built many engines of war to use against it. 11.21. But certain lawless men who hated their nation went to the king and reported to him that Jonathan was besieging the citadel. 11.22. When he heard this he was angry, and as soon as he heard it he set out and came to Ptolemais; and he wrote Jonathan not to continue the siege, but to meet him for a conference at Ptolemais as quickly as possible. 11.23. When Jonathan heard this, he gave orders to continue the siege; and he chose some of the elders of Israel and some of the priests, and put himself in danger 11.25. Although certain lawless men of his nation kept making complaints against him 11.26. the king treated him as his predecessors had treated him; he exalted him in the presence of all his friends. 11.28. Then Jonathan asked the king to free Judea and the three districts of Samaria from tribute, and promised him three hundred talents. 11.30. King Demetrius to Jonathan his brother and to the nation of the Jews, greeting. 11.31. This copy of the letter which we wrote concerning you to Lasthenes our kinsman we have written to you also, so that you may know what it says. 11.32. `King Demetrius to Lasthenes his father, greeting. 11.33. To the nation of the Jews, who are our friends and fulfil their obligations to us, we have determined to do good, because of the good will they show toward us. 11.34. We have confirmed as their possession both the territory of Judea and the three districts of Aphairema and Lydda and Rathamin; the latter, with all the region bordering them, were added to Judea from Samaria. To all those who offer sacrifice in Jerusalem, we have granted release from the royal taxes which the king formerly received from them each year, from the crops of the land and the fruit of the trees. 11.35. And the other payments henceforth due to us of the tithes, and the taxes due to us, and the salt pits and the crown taxes due to us -- from all these we shall grant them release. 11.36. And not one of these grants shall be canceled from this time forth for ever. 11.37. Now therefore take care to make a copy of this, and let it be given to Jonathan and put up in a conspicuous place on the holy mountain. 11.39. Now Trypho had formerly been one of Alexanders supporters. He saw that all the troops were murmuring against Demetrius. So he went to Imalkue the Arab, who was bringing up Antiochus, the young son of Alexander 11.41. Now Jonathan sent to Demetrius the king the request that he remove the troops of the citadel from Jerusalem, and the troops in the strongholds; for they kept fighting against Israel. 11.43. Now then you will do well to send me men who will help me, for all my troops have revolted.
2. Josephus Flavius, Jewish Antiquities, 12.119 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

12.119. 1. The Jews also obtained honors from the kings of Asia when they became their auxiliaries; for Seleucus Nicator made them citizens in those cities which he built in Asia, and in the lower Syria, and in the metropolis itself, Antioch; and gave them privileges equal to those of the Macedonians and Greeks, who were the inhabitants, insomuch that these privileges continue to this very day:
3. Josephus Flavius, Jewish War, 7.44-7.45 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

7.44. for though Antiochus, who was called Epiphanes, laid Jerusalem waste, and spoiled the temple, yet did those that succeeded him in the kingdom restore all the donations that were made of brass to the Jews of Antioch, and dedicated them to their synagogue, and granted them the enjoyment of equal privileges of citizens with the Greeks themselves; 7.44. So he sent out after him both horsemen and footmen, and easily overcame them, because they were unarmed men; of these many were slain in the fight, but some were taken alive, and brought to Catullus. 7.45. and as the succeeding kings treated them after the same manner, they both multiplied to a great number, and adorned their temple gloriously by fine ornaments, and with great magnificence, in the use of what had been given them. They also made proselytes of a great many of the Greeks perpetually, and thereby, after a sort, brought them to be a portion of their own body. 7.45. yet did Vespasian suspect the matter, and made an inquiry how far it was true. And when he understood that the accusation laid against the Jews was an unjust one, he cleared them of the crimes charged upon them, and this on account of Titus’s concern about the matter, and brought a deserved punishment upon Jonathan; for he was first tormented, and then burnt alive.
4. Josephus Flavius, Against Apion, 2.39 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

2.39. And what occasion is there to speak of others, when those of us Jews that dwell at Antioch are named Antiochians, because Seleucus the founder of that city gave them the privileges belonging thereto? After the like manner do those Jews that inhabit Ephesus and the other cities of Ionia enjoy the same name with those that were originally born there, by the grant of the succeeding princes;
5. Justinus, Epitome Historiarum Philippicarum, 36.1

6. Strabo, Geography, 16.2.8

16.2.8. Then follows the district of Cyrrhestica, which extends as far as that of Antioch. On the north near it are Mount Amanus and Commagene. Cyrrhestica extends as far as these places, and touches them. Here is situated a city, Gindarus, the acropolis of Cyrrhestica, and a convenient resort for robbers, and near it a place called Heracleium. It was near these places that Pacorus, the eldest of the sons of the Parthian king, who had invaded Syria, was defeated by Ventidius, and killed.Pagrae, in the district of Antioch, is close to Gindarus. It is a strong fortress situated on the pass over the Amanus, which leads from the gates of the Amanus into Syria. Below Pagrae lies the plain of Antioch, through which flow the rivers Arceuthus, Orontes, and Labotas. In this plain is also the trench of Meleagrus, and the river Oenoparas, on the banks of which Ptolemy Philometor, after having defeated Alexander Balas, died of his wounds.Above these places is a hill called Trapezon from its form, and upon it Ventidius engaged Phranicates the Parthian general.After these places, near the sea, are Seleuceia and Pieria, a mountain continuous with the Amanus and Rhosus, situated between Issus and Seleuceia.Seleuceia formerly had the name of Hydatopotami (rivers of water). It is a considerable fortress, and may defy all attacks; wherefore Pompey, having excluded from it Tigranes, declared it a free city.To the south of Antioch is Apameia, situated in the interior, and to the south of Seleuceia, the mountains Casius and Anti-Casius.Still further on from Seleuceia are the mouths of the Orontes, then the Nymphaeum, a kind of sacred cave, next Casium, then follows Poseidium a small city, and Heracleia.
7. Trogus, Historiae Philippicae, 36

Subjects of this text:

subject book bibliographic info
abraham,and haran Taylor (2012) 222
abraham Taylor (2012) 222
alexander balas Levine (2005) 125; Taylor (2012) 222
antioch,jewish community Levine (2005) 125
antioch,jews and seleucids Bickerman and Tropper (2007) 481
antioch,synagogue,communal institution (first century c.e.) Levine (2005) 125
antioch,synagogue,synagogue,holy place Levine (2005) 125
antiochus,iv,persecution Bickerman and Tropper (2007) 481
antiochus iii Levine (2005) 125
antiochus iv Taylor (2012) 222
antiochus iv epiphanes,desecration of temple Levine (2005) 125
antiochus v sidetes Taylor (2012) 222
archisynagogue,synagogue/proseuche Levine (2005) 125
balsam (opobalsam),and the hasmoneans Taylor (2012) 222
dead sea and area,name of Taylor (2012) 222
dead sea and area Taylor (2012) 222
demetrius ii Taylor (2012) 222
diodotus trypho Taylor (2012) 222
hasmonean dynasty Taylor (2012) 222
herod the great Taylor (2012) 222
joseph Taylor (2012) 222
justin martyr Taylor (2012) 222
libanius Bickerman and Tropper (2007) 481
maccabees,rulers Bickerman and Tropper (2007) 481
maccabees (books) Bickerman and Tropper (2007) 481
malalas,account of maccabees Bickerman and Tropper (2007) 481
malalas,uniqueness of maccabean account Bickerman and Tropper (2007) 481
moses Taylor (2012) 222
pagan,pagans,relationship with jewish community' Levine (2005) 125
pompey Levine (2005) 125
posidonius Taylor (2012) 222
sabbath Bickerman and Tropper (2007) 481
seleucid,kings Levine (2005) 125
seleucus i Levine (2005) 125
shechemites Bickerman and Tropper (2007) 481
synagogues,gentile gifts Bickerman and Tropper (2007) 481
syria,and judaism Levine (2005) 125
syria,greeks Levine (2005) 125
syria,pagan-jewish tension Levine (2005) 125
syria,roman Levine (2005) 125
syria,synagogues Levine (2005) 125
yardley,j. Taylor (2012) 222