Jason of Cyrene (Greek: Ἰάσων ὁ Κυρηναῖος) was a Hellenistic Jew who lived about 100 BCE and wrote a history of the times of the Maccabees down to the victory over Niqanor (175-161 BCE). This work is said to have been in five books and formed the basis of the present 2 Maccabees.

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