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  • Jonathan Apphus / יונתן הוופסי Maccabeus, 5 (deceased)
    Jonathan Apphus was leader of the Hasmonean Dynasty of Judea from 161 to 143 BCE. The name Apphus (Ἀπφοῦς) could mean = "the dissembler", "the Wary", or "the diplomat", in allusion to a trait prominent...
  • Simon the Thassi / שמעון התרסי Maccabeus, 2 (b. - -134)
    Simon Thassi (died 135 BCE) was the second son of Mattathias and thus a member of the Hasmonean family. The name "Thassi" has an uncertain meaning ("the Director", "the Guide", "the Man of Counsel", an...
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    son #5 of John Hyrcanus I / בן #5 ליוחנן הורקנוס הראשון Maccabeus (deceased)
    יוחנן הורקנוס הראשון מת בשנת 104 לפנה"ס לאחר שלושים ואחת שנות נשיאות, והוא כבן שישים. הוא הותיר אחריו חמישה בנים - יהודה אריסטובולוס הראשון, אנטיגונוס הראשון, אלכסנדר ינאי, אבשלום, ובן נוסף ששמו לא נוד...
  • Elazar Maccabeus / אלעזר המכבי Maccabeus, 4 (b. - -162)
    Eleazar Avaran , also known as Eleazar Maccabeus , Eleazar Hachorani /Choran(or Horani) (b. ???BCE - d. 162 BCE; Hebrew: אלעזר המכבי, אלעזר החורני Eleazar HaMakabi) was the fourth son of Mattathias and...
  • John Gaddi / יוחנן הגדי Maccabeus, 1 (deceased)
    John Gaddi (John Caddis in the King James Version) was the oldest of the sons of Mattathias, and brother of Judas Maccabeus. His 'nickname' Gaddi is a Hebrew term, meaning "My Fortune". He was one of t...

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