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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Judas is also sometimes called
In the hills, they organize a guerilla army, led primarily by the oldest of the sons
In waging warfare, he said, their leader should be
Judas Maccabeus, also called
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The revolt launched by the priest Mattathias and later led by his third son,