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Scaper of the Month - August 2020

Posted September 3rd, 2020 at 10:09 AM by HS Codex

íScaper of the Month
Matthias Maccabeus
Author: Ninja Status

PROFILE

Who are you really?
Ken Williams.

How old are you?
42.

What is your occupation?
Social worker.

Whatís the story behind your username?
My user name actually comes from the War of the Maccabees. It happened in the 2nd century BC. The Seleucid empire had taken over parts of Alexander the Greatís empire. Antiochus IV Epiphanes basically outlawed Jewish religious practices and customs. A priest by the name of Mattathias Maccabeus refused to worship the Greek gods and started the revolt against the Seleucid empire. He, and later his sons, reclaimed the temple that the Seleucid empire had desecrated. This is actually where Hanukah comes from. The story is told in 1 and 2 Maccabees found in the apocrypha in Catholic
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