Notes on First Maccabees (Author Bishop Richard Challoner (ed.))

8:16 To one man: There were two consuls: but one only ruled at one time, each in his day.--Ibid. No envy, etc. . .So Judas had heard: and it was so far true, with regard to the ancient Romans, that as yet no envy or jealousy had divided them into such open factions and civil wars, as they afterwards experienced in the time of Marius and Sylla, etc.

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