History itself has a history. The way that events seem to mean at the time very often change as we see them in retrospect. We don’t always understand the real significance of an event until many decades later or sometimes even centuries. A classic example of this is the history of Chanukah.
Here is a short thought on Chanukah which lasts for 8 minutes; a suitable number of minutes for this festival!
Wishing you all a Chanukah Sameach!