Posted by: Stumpy1
Re: Incredible. Just. Incredible. - 03/24/13 10:57 PM
I particularly enjoyed the post on the Maccabees several clicks away.
The rise of the Maccabees against the Seleucids has been a heartening story to me for decades.
Handel's "See, the Conquering Hero Comes" is one of my favorite songs, from "Judas Maccabeus."