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Elazar Avaran / אלעזר המכבי Maccabeus (Hasmonean), 4 MP (c.-200 - -162)

Eleazar Avaran , also known as Eleazar Maccabeus , Eleazar Hachorani /Choran(or Horani) (b. ???BCE - d. 162 BCE; Hebrew: אלעזר המכבי...

Jason / Jeshua ben Eleazar Maccabeus MP (c.-178 - d.)

He was not the father of Antipas of Idumaea . Sir Anthony Richard Wagner, Pedigree and Progress: Essays in the Genealogical Interpretation of History (1975) lists Antipater I's father as Herodes b c148...

John Gaddi / יוחנן הגדי Maccabeus (Hasmonean), 1 MP (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...

Jonathan Apphus / יונתן הוופסי Maccabeus (Hasmonean), 5 MP (-188 - -142)

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 d...

Mattathias ben Yochanan HaCohen / מתתיהו החשמונאי MP (c.-192 - -167)

Mattathias (or Mattathiahu) the Hasmonean Priest of Modiin, northwest of Jerusalem. In 168 BCE the Seleucid king Antiochus IV Epiphanes forbade the practice of Judaism and also decreed that altars to...

Simon the Thassi / שמעון התרסי Maccabeus (Hasmonean), 2 MP (c.-226 - -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...

wife, Jonathan Apphus Maccabeus (Hasmonean) MP (deceased)

daughter of John Gaddi Maccabeus (Hasmonean) (deceased)

Ford Mommaerts suggests the following ancestry for Jewish historian Flavius Josephus: Simon Psellos , father of: Matthias Ephlias , and wife (anonyma) (daughter of John ), parents of:

son #1 of Jonathan Apphus Maccabeus (deceased)

son #2 of Jonathan Apphus Maccabeus (deceased)

son #5 of John Hyrcanus I / בן #5 ליוחנן הורקנוס הראשון Maccabeus (Hasmonean) (deceased)

יוחנן הורקנוס הראשון מת בשנת 104 ...