Hyrcanus
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HYRCANUS

her-ka'-nus (Hurkanos): "Son of Tobias, a man of great dignity," who had a large sum of money deposited in the Temple of Jerusalem when Heliodorus was sent to confiscate it in 187 B.C. (2 Maccabees 3:11). Opinions differ as to the identity of this Hyrcanus. with the grandson of Tobias whose birth and history are related at considerable length by Josephus (Ant., XII, iv, 6), or with another of the same name mentioned in Ant, XIII, viii, 4.

See ASMONEANS; MACCABAEUS.

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When Hyrcanus who was Alexander's Heir, Receded from his Claim to ...
... CHAPTER 6. When Hyrcanus Who Was Alexander's Heir, Receded From His Claim To The
Crown Aristobulus Is Made King; And Afterward The Same Hyrcanus By The Means ...
/.../chapter 6 when hyrcanus who.htm

How Hyrcanus was Set at Liberty by the Parthians, and Returned to ...
... CHAPTER 2. How Hyrcanus Was Set At Liberty By The Parthians, And Returned To Herod;
And What Alexandra Did When She Heard That Ananelus Was Made High Priest. ...
/.../josephus/the antiquities of the jews/chapter 2 how hyrcanus was.htm

Fragment xvii. On the Fortunes of Hyrcanus and Antigonus, and on ...
... Fragment XVII. On the Fortunes of Hyrcanus and Antigonus, and on Herod´┐Ż
On the Fortunes of Hyrcanus and Antigonus, and on Herod ...
/.../africanus/the writings of julius africanus/fragment xvii on the fortunes.htm

The War Between Aristobulus and Hyrcanus About the Kingdom;
... From The Death Of Queen Alexandra To The Death Of Antigonus. CHAPTER 1.
The War Between Aristobulus And Hyrcanus About The Kingdom; ...
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How Aretas and Hyrcanus Made an Expedition against Aristobulus and ...
... CHAPTER 2. How Aretas And Hyrcanus Made An Expedition Against Aristobulus And Besieged
Jerusalem; And How Scaurus The Roman General Raised The Siege. ...
/.../josephus/the antiquities of the jews/chapter 2 how aretas and.htm

How Aristobulus and Hyrcanus came to Pompey in Order to Argue who ...
... CHAPTER 3. How Aristobulus And Hyrcanus Came To Pompey In Order To Argue Who Ought
To Have The Kingdom; And How Upon The Plight Of Aristobulus To The Fortress ...
/.../josephus/the antiquities of the jews/chapter 3 how aristobulus and.htm

Hyrcanus Receives the High Priesthood, and Ejects Ptolemy Out of ...
... From The Death Of Judas Maccabeus To The Death Of Queen Alexandra. CHAPTER 8. Hyrcanus
Receives The High Priesthood, And Ejects Ptolemy Out Of The Country. ...
/.../josephus/the antiquities of the jews/chapter 8 hyrcanus receives the.htm

The Murder of Aristobulus and Hyrcanus, the High Priests, as Also ...
... CHAPTER 22. The Murder Of Aristobulus And Hyrcanus, The High Priests, As
Also Of Mariamne The Queen. 1. However, fortune was avenged ...
/.../chapter 22 the murder of.htm

How Herod Slew Hyrcanus and Then Hasted Away to Caesar, and ...
... CHAPTER 6. How Herod Slew Hyrcanus And Then Hasted Away To Caesar, And Obtained
The Kingdom From Him Also; And How A Little Time Afterward, He Entertained ...
/.../josephus/the antiquities of the jews/chapter 6 how herod slew.htm

Concerning the Successors of Judas, who were Jonathan and Simon ...
... CHAPTER 2. Concerning The Successors Of Judas, Who Were Jonathan And Simon,
And John Hyrcanus. 1. When Jonathan, who was Judas's ...
/.../chapter 2 concerning the successors.htm

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Hyrcanus
... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia HYRCANUS. her-ka'-nus (Hurkanos ... 3:11). Opinions
differ as to the identity of this Hyrcanus. with the ...
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Aristobulus (1 Occurrence)
... ar-is-to-bu'-lus (Aristoboulos, "best counselor"): (1) Son of the Maccabean, John
Hyrcanus, who assumed the power and also the title of king after his father's ...
/a/aristobulus.htm - 9k

Pharisees (86 Occurrences)
... Later (XIII, x, 5), the Pharisees are represented as envious of the success of John
Hyrcanus; Eleazar, one of them, insults him at his own table. ...
/p/pharisees.htm - 66k

Asmoneans
... His wife and sons, Mattathias and Judas, were made captives at the same time (Ant.,
XIII, vii, 4; BJ, I, ii, 3). 6. John Hyrcanus, 135-105 BC: John succeeded ...
/a/asmoneans.htm - 27k

Sadducees (14 Occurrences)
... between the Hasmoneans and the chacidhim, or, as they were now called, Pharisees,
culminated in the insult offered by Eleazar to John Hyrcanus, the Hasmonean ...
/s/sadducees.htm - 31k

Maccabaeus
... PALESTINE UNDER THE MACCABEES 1. Mattathias 2. Judas 3. Jonathan 4. Simon 5. John
Hyrcanus 6. John and Eleazar LITERATURE The name Maccabeus was first applied ...
/m/maccabaeus.htm - 17k

Medeba (5 Occurrences)
... a noble bride from Gabbatha, slew them all and took their ornaments (1 Maccabees
9:36;; Ant, XII, i, 2, 4). Medeba was captured by Hyrcanus "not without the ...
/m/medeba.htm - 12k

Testaments
... Simon succeeded him, and by the help of the Romans was made hereditary ruler
of Palestine. He in turn was followed by John Hyrcanus. ...
/t/testaments.htm - 35k

Between (2624 Occurrences)
... Simon succeeded him, and by the help of the Romans was made hereditary ruler
of Palestine. He in turn was followed by John Hyrcanus. ...
/b/between.htm - 36k

Herod (45 Occurrences)
... It is true the Idumeans were at that time nominal Jews, since they were subdued
by John Hyrcanus in 125 BC, and embodied in the Asmonean kingdom through an ...
/h/herod.htm - 57k

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