Chanukah from the Perspective of Sefer HaMitzvos

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03 May 2018
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When the Gemara asks מאי חנוכה, it quotes a short excerpt from מגילת תענית including the miracle of the oil. Does the gemara (and the Rambam) deliberately omit the rest of what is written including the re-dedication of the Beit HaMikdash?

Chanukah and the prohibition of bal tosif.