Usage examples for Maccabean

  1. Out of the heat and conflict of the Maccabean struggle the parties of the Pharisees and Sadducees sprang into existence and won their commanding place in the life of Judaism. – The Makers and Teachers of Judaism by Charles Foster Kent
  2. Those in the first three books existed at the time when the latter were made up; those in the last two were prefixed partly at the time when the collections themselves were made, and partly in the Maccabean age. – The Canon of the Bible by Samuel Davidson
  3. The Maccabean princes were also called Asmoneans. – Studies in Old Testament History by Jesse L. Hurlbut