THE EPISTLE OF BARNABAS AND THE FINAL REBUILDING OF THE TEMPLE BY JOHN J. GUNTHER Alfred, Maine, U.S.A. Throughout the reigns of Trajan and Hadrian Jewish Messianic- apocalyptic hopes burned brightly 1). The empire would be over- thrown (4 Ezra 12:3-30; 2 Baruch 39:3-40:4) and the Temple with its sacrifices restored (2 Bar. 68:5-7; cf. 32:2-4; 44). Solomon ZEITLIN 2) believes that apocalypticists fomented the Messianic revolt in 115-17. There was immense cruelty and loss of life in Cyrene, Egypt and Cyprus 3). Stewart PEROWNE 4) writes: Under Loukuas, or Andreas, the Jews of Cyrene saw themselves as the spearhead of a "Return": they would leave Cyrene forever, and march back to Palestine, at the head of a victorious legion of their co-religionists in Egypt. The Jews from ... Mesopotamia would join them. A new Zion would arise from the ruins of the old. During Trajan's Parthian campaign Mesopotamian Jews rebelled, but Quietus ruthlessly suppressed them and those in Palestine who 1) L. GRY, "Le date de la fin des temps," Revue Biblique 49 (1940), pp. 337-56; Hugo MANTEL, "The Causes of the Bar Kokba Revolt," Jewish Quarterly Review 58 (1967-68), pp. 275-76; G. S. ALEKSANDROV, "The Role
Journal for the Study of Judaism – Brill
Published: Jan 1, 1976
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