Hellenistic. Post-Alexandrine phalanx with some Persian stylings.
Its a great story - we read the books every couple of years - but I just cant take a Gibson Gore-fest. Id rather Cecil B. DeMille had done it.
Didn't G. F. Handel write an oratorio on the Macabees?
posted on 09/09/2011 9:51:16 AM PDT
by Lee N. Field
("What is your only comfort, in life and death?" "That I an not my own, but belong, body and soul...")
To: Lee N. Field
posted on 09/09/2011 12:38:58 PM PDT
(I welcome our new reptilian overlords. They are so quiet!)
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