What does 1 maccabees mean?

1 maccabees meaning in General Dictionary

an Apocryphal book describing the life span of Judas Maccabaeus

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In 1 Maccabees he is represented as writing an order to all his subjects to forsake the ways of their fathers and conform to a single prescribed pattern, and though in this form the account can hardly be 'exact, it does no doubt represent the spirit of his action.

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