^ abThis date may be disputed since the Maccabean revolt was not until 140 BC according to Jewish reckoning and information with Jewish sources (Talmud). [Mattis Kantor, "The Jewish Timeline Encyclopedia," (1989: Jason Aronson, Inc., NJ), p.83] See the article Missing Years (Hebrew calendar) for further clarification.
^Collins, John. The Apocalyptic Imagination. WM. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 1998, p. 71.