Judah Maccabee was a Jewish priest (kohen) and a son of the priest Mattathias.
He led the Maccabean Revolt against the Seleucid Empire (167–160 BCE).
Second leader of the Judean revolt against the Greco-Syrian empire [166 BCE].
Westerners have traditionally referred to the third son of Mattathias of Modein by
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by one badass nickname – Judah Maccabee, the Hammer of ...
The story of Judah Maccabee begins in a little town called Modin. The town is
about twenty miles from Jerusalem. Judah was one of five boys. He, and his ...
Dec 6, 2011 ... A comic book re-telling of the story of Judah Maccabee and his battle for religous
Dec 7, 2015 ... That guy should give the Jews a Hanukkah present in the form of a long-awaited
Judah Maccabee movie.) Before you say “oy vey” to that or ...
The revolt launched by the priest Mattathias and later led by his third son, Judah
Maccabee, was both a civil war and a war against an outside enemy.
The four Books of Maccabees are not part of the Hebrew Bible. ... from Mattathias
through his son Judah, to Jonathan and Simon who became high priests and ...
Judas is also sometimes called Judah Maccabee… The Maccabees, also known
as Hasmoneans, included Mattathias and several generations of descendants, ...
Maccabees. Maccabees or Machabees (both: măkˈəbēz) [key], Jewish family of
the 2d and 1st cent. B.C. that brought about a restoration of Jewish political and ...