Prince Mattathias (Hasmonean)
Hebrew: מתתיהו בן שמעון החשמונאי (Hasmonean)
|Death:||Died in Jericho, Judea|
|Cause of death:||Murdered|
|Occupation:||Prince of Judea|
|Managed by:||Douglas John Nimmo|
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.