1911 Encyclopedia Britannica
Jason of Cyrene
A Hellenistic Jew, who lived about 100 B.C. and wrote a history of the times of the Maccabees down to the victory over Nicanor (175-161 B.C.). This work is said to have been in five books and formed the basis of the present 2 Macc. (see ch. ii. 19-32).
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Chisholm, Hugh, General Editor. Entry for 'Jason of Cyrene'. 1911 Encyclopedia Britanica. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/bri/j/jason-of-cyrene.html. 1910.