“Ten measures of beauty were given to the world; nine were taken by Jerusalem.”
What the Maccabees called their enemies reveals much about how both cultures saw themselves and what the conflict between them meant for the world.
Reading John Milton with an Orthodox rabbi.
World Wars I, II, and III.
What Jews got right and the Greeks got wrong.
Worshipping the Greeks at the expense of the Jews.
Built for launching a campaign against Egypt.
Could it because they lacked a national identity?
Aphrodite and the Rabbis.
Battling the Gods.
The first universal morality.
What Seleucid inscriptions tell us.
Divine law vs. natural law.