The Finch Formerly Known As Gold

16 November 2005

165

It is, of course, early for Chanukah, but the event it celebrates — the revolt by the Maccabees against the Seleucids, which ended in victory and the restoration of Jewish services to the Temple in Jerusalem — took place in 165 BC, and after all, this is the 165th week of the Carnival of the Vanities, which you can examine yourself at The Examining Room of Dr. Charles.

(Note to new readers: I always do stuff like this. Call it a whim.)

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