The Battle of Emmaus and 1 Maccabees' Creative Use of Martial Law

@inproceedings{Borchardt2015TheBO,
  title={The Battle of Emmaus and 1 Maccabees' Creative Use of Martial Law},
  author={F. Borchardt},
  year={2015}
}
Forty thousand infantry prepared for battle slowly march south toward Judea from the Seleucid capital in Antioch. They are joined by seven thousand cavalry with a single command: destroy Judea. Upon reaching the land they make camp at Emmaus and wait for a rather small band of Judean rebels to respond. Such is the opening scene of the battle of Emmaus, one of the many skirmishes described in 1 Maccabees. Typically, the invading force led by Seleucid courtiers, is immense, well-armed, and… Expand

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