This is a fictional account of Judas Maccabeus and his brothers, and their fight against the army of Antiochus Epiphanes, one of the most merciless tyrants that ever existed. He had deluged the streets of Jerusalem with blood, plundered and polluted the Temple, offered the unclean beast upon God's holy altar, and set up the image of Jupiter Olympus in the place dedicated to the worship of the Lord of Sabaoth. It was a time of rebuke and blasphemy, of fi ery persecution against the one pure faith. Judas Maccabeus, called "The Hammer,"would not stand idly by... Lamp Post is proud to present it's Fiction:Inspired! series - timeless, inspirational books for all lovers of fiction who want to feel good about the books they read. Enjoy historical and contemporary stories of Adventure, Romance, Sci-Fi, Mystery, and more!