Prince Mattathias

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Prince Mattathias (Hasmonean)

Hebrew: מתתיהו בן שמעון החשמונאי (Hasmonean)
Birthplace: Judea
Death: Died in Jericho, Judea
Cause of death: Murdered
Immediate Family:

Son of Simon the Thassi Maccabeus, 2 and Wife of Simon the Thassi
Brother of John Hyrcanus I Hasmonean, Ethnarch & High Priest and Prince Judah

Occupation: Prince of Judea
Managed by: Douglas John Nimmo
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About Prince Mattathias

In February 135 BCE, Mattathias was assassinated at the instigation of his brother-in-law Ptolemy, son of Abubus during a family party in Fort Dock near Jericho, together with his father Simon and his brother Judah.

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Prince Mattathias's Timeline

October 135
Jericho, Judea