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Jonathan Apphus / יונתן הוופסי Maccabeus (Hasmonean), 5 Transparent (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 Tharsi ben Mattathias Maccabeus (Hasmonean), 2 Transparent (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 (Hasmonean) (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 (Hasmonean), 4 Transparent (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 (Hasmonean), 1 Transparent (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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daughter of Jonathan Apphus Maccabeus (Hasmonean) (deceased)

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son #1 of Jonathan Apphus Maccabeus (deceased)

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son #2 of Jonathan Apphus Maccabeus (deceased)

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wife, Jonathan Apphus Maccabeus (Hasmonean) (deceased)

Aristobalbus II Hasmoneanת King of Judea / אריסטובלוס השני Transparent (-100 - -48)

Aristobulus II was the Jewish High Priest and King of Judea, 66 BC to 63 BC, from the Hasmonean Dynasty. Family Aristobulus was the younger son of Alexander Jannaeus, King and High Priest, and Alex...

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Alexander (deceased)

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Hyrcanus II (deceased)

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Alexander Jannæus (deceased)

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wife, Simon the Thassi / אשת שמעון התרסי Maccabeus (Hasmonean) (b. - 135)

Wife of Simon the Hasmonean (d. 135 B.C.E.). We hear nothing about her before the last days of her life, but an allusion to her may be found in the slanderous account of the circumstance of the birth...

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Alexander Jannaeus, (deceased)

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Judas Maccabeus (-190 - -160)