Fighting between successors leads to erosion
Source of the Dead Sea Scrolls
Oversees expansion of the nation.
Other books included, over time.
(Things don't go well for Hasmonian rulers named Aristobulus)
Again....don't name your kid Aristobulus.
Jerusalem (and rest of Judea) subjected to Roman rule
Spread of the Church
Addresssed by 1 John
Jews expelled from Jerusalem