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Joseph becomes the chief tax-collector for Judaea.
seph the Tobiad retires from tax-collecting in Judaea and Phoenicia.
Joseph is forced to leave Judaea and settles on the other side of
at Jerusalem and throughout Judaea, with brutal punishment for any
Nicanor enters Judaea with a large Syrian force and is defeated by
Tryphon invades Judaea, and attempts to extort a ransom from Simon.
Cendebaeus the general of Antiochus invades Judaea.
The reign of Simon brings peace and prosperity to Judaea.
accompanied by Hyrcanus of Judaea, defeats Phraates in three battle
The Athenians pass a decree honouring Hyrcanus of Judaea.
death of John Hyrcanus of Judaea, and the accession of Aristobulus
Antiochus marches through Judaea, despite the opposition of Alexander
lexander Jannaeus returns to Judaea, after capturing many cities
exander Jannaeus; his widow Alexandra takes over as queen of Judaea.
The birth of Herodes, the future king of Judaea.
Aristobulus deposes Hyrcanus, and sets himself up as king of Judaea.
Aretas invades Judaea and defeats Aristobulus.
ceives envoys from the Syrians, Egyptians and Aristobulus of Judaea.
Pompeius enters Judaea; Hyrcanus submits to him, but Aristobulus rema
imposes Roman control over Judaea, and takes away Aristobulus as
surrenders to Gabinius, who re-organises the government of Judaea.
Aristobulus escapes from Rome and returns to Judaea.
Caesar confirms Antipater and Hyrcanus as rulers of Judaea.
rthians, led by Pacorus, invade Judaea and set up Antigonus as king.
Antonius and Octavianus formally recognise him as king of Judaea.
recovers Syria, and puts Silo in charge of the Roman army in Judaea.
Herodes re-enters Judaea, and joins Silo outside Jerusalem.
The start of Herodes' reign as king of Judaea.
Hyrcanus returns to Judaea.
Q.Dellius visits Judaea, and meets Alexandra, the mother-in-law of
The triumph of C.Sosius, from Judaea.
Judaea is struck by a large earthquake.
would also march against Judaea and rapidly level it to
been transported from Judaea to Egypt by the king's fat
been transported from Judaea by the king's father - [13
middle of the whole of Judaea on the top of a mountain
are contiguous to the land of Judaea). The people therefo
after their return to Judaea, for it was only right,
Syria, Phoenicia, Samaria and Judaea as her dowry. [Ol.
was a distinguished leader of Judaea. [448'A] [Ol. 167.3]
the succession of the kings of Judaea had come to an end.
in the flesh at Bethlehem in Judaea. After this, it is
be the first gentile king of Judaea; he reigned for 26
25 years Then the kingdom of Judaea came to an end. [It
ypt, which is now called Judaea and at that time was altog
Syria next to Cilicia, Judaea, Arabia, the province of
his book On the Kings in Judaea, says that "Moses was
ners transported the gold into Judaea. When David had reig
the king, he returned to Judaea [p127] and rebuilt Jerusal
God was born in Bethlehem of Judaea. After Augustus, Tib
ntry which is now called Judaea; the city was large enough
C.f. T.n., proconsul, & from Judaea, 3 non.Sept. (3rd
Arabs it warred; all of Judaea was conquered; Cilicia and
of the Armenians. Arabs and Judaeans were conquered in
and Arabs. After Judaea had been captured, he obtained
ral of his army, and conquered Judaea and many cities in
ptured Tyre, and entered Judaea, where he was given an ent
control of Jerusalem and Judaea by treachery, and brought
ilopator and gained control of Judaea. 142.4 .  [not
after defeating Scopas, and Judaea willingly surrendere
Syria, Phoenicia, Samaria and Judaea as a dowry. 147.4
bes events which took place in Judaea at this time. 148.2
iodorus arrived in Judaea, he acted unjustly and committed
turn he arrived in Judaea, and installed Jesus, also calle
generals of Antiochus out of Judaea. He removed the stat
had previously betrayed Judaea to Antiochus Epiphanes,
general of Demetrius out of Judaea, and became high pri
es, the king of Syria, invaded Judaea and besieged Jerusal
unity for the Romans to invade Judaea. And so Pompeius cam
that month. Cassius conquered Judaea and despoiled the
oreigner with no real claim on Judaea. 185.4 .  The
by the Romans to be king of Judaea. At this time, just
God, was born at Bethlehem in Judaea. 194.4 .  [201
Quirinius was sent to Judaea by decree of the senate,
berius to be the procurator of Judaea. 201.3 .  [not
settled the affairs in Judaea after the forementioned
the mountainous parts of Judaea, and from the places about
hoenicia, and laid waste Judaea, took the Jews captives,
were come to him from Judaea, after the manner they use
come often to him out of Judaea,  and that both on
olemaeus, he seized upon Judaea; and when Philopator was
be brought them out of Judaea itself and out of the othe
Coele Syria, and Samaria, and Judaea, and Phoenicia, by
yria, and Phoenicia, and Judaea, with Samaria, [as they
is between Arabia and Judaea, beyond Jordan, not far
his king, how he subdued Judaea and the temple; for in my
Bethhoron, a village of Judaea, and there pitched his cam
prepared to break into Judaea about the beginning of the
that he should conquer Judaea, and take its inhabitants
and sent them against Judaea, who came as far as the
horsemen, and fell upon Judaea; and he went up to the hil
ice, and prepared to fall upon Judaea with a greater army.
city, and then returned into Judaea.  But when the
and charged them to keep Judaea very carefully, and to fig
to bring them back into Judaea;  but as soon as he
Joseph:AJ_* 12.349-353 *
thence, they came into Judaea, singing psalms and hymns
ind him to fight against Judaea, and what strength the Jew
when he was come into Judaea, he sent to Judas and his
it, and sent a copy of it into Judaea. It was also laid
again with an army into Judaea,  who marched out of
Antioch, and came into Judaea, and pitched his camp at
hers, sprang up again in Judaea, and grew upon them, and
fortified many cities of Judaea, whose walls had been demo
when he had secured all Judaea with his garrisons, return
when he was come into Judaea, wrote to all his friends,
departure, he never came into Judaea again.  Then did
garrisons that were in Judaea saw this, they all left
of the inhabitants of Judaea, and of the three toparchi
rchies that are added to Judaea; and it shall be in the
his Onias saw that Judaea was oppressed by the Macedonians
evied an army out of all Judaea, and attacked the citadel
for the tribute of all Judaea, and the three toparchies
which have been added to Judaea out of Samaria, with their
ers out of the strong holds of Judaea.  Demetrius mad
ctures which had been added to Judaea.  Moreover, he
em, having left Simon in Judaea,  who raised as great
strongest place in all Judaea; and a garrison of Demetri
portunity of coming into Judaea;  so he pitched his
brother went over all Judaea and Palestine, as far as
intention to go up to Judaea, and make war against its
reat army, and came into Judaea, and brought Jonathan with
eleased, he may not make Judaea revolt from the king; for
and sent him at once to ravage Judaea, and to seize Simon.
ght upon him, he invaded Judaea in the fourth years' of
ties which bordered upon Judaea, and admit a garrison of
raid to make war against Judaea, because he heard that his
of enjoying himself in Judaea quietly, insomuch that he
were at Jerusalem and in Judaea were in prosperity, but
a great part of it to Judaea, and compelled the inhabit
ely with the rest to lay Judaea waste;  and when Alex
in certain villages of Judaea, which when he found full
grown great, and laid Judaea waste, without disturbance
rius was departed out of Judaea, he went to Beroea, and
an expedition against Judaea, with eight thousand armed
an expedition against Judaea, and beat Alexander in bat
ldiers, and was coming against Judaea. This news, as may
came out of Babylon into Judaea; but that assertion of his
a country that borders upon Judaea. However, Hyrcanus
bring back Hyrcanus into Judaea, and this persuasion he
he came himself hastily into Judaea.  And when he
and Egypt, and out of Judaea also, for Aristobulus had
eces of gold; and out of Judaea there came another, whethe
elius, and thence marched into Judaea.  At this behavi
the first entrance into Judaea when one passes over the
which the inhabitants of Judaea had subdued, and put them
hed him with corn out of Judaea, and with whatever else
made an incursion into Judaea, Gabinius came from Rome
went into other parts of Judaea, and gave order to rebuild
ran away from Rome to Judaea, and set about the rebuild
dingly they then returned into Judaea.  Now when Gabin
the Parthians, came into Judaea, and carried off the money
probable that those of Judaea, who had a strong city and
Egypt, as well as does Judaea, or rather was formerly
Tyre, he went up into Judaea also, and fell upon Tarich
ius afterward sent it to Judaea, and caused him to be buri
so he made him procurator of Judaea.  He also gave
out of Syria, he returned to Judaea. He then immediately
ich they received out of Judaea, and out of Hyrcanus's own
this state were the affairs of Judaea at this time. [10.]
ies within the bounds of Judaea; nor may soldiers exact
out of the country of Judaea, or out of their havens,
and he chiefly oppressed Judaea, and exacted of it seven
Joseph:AJ_* 14.277-280 *
Cassius was gone out of Judaea, Malichus laid snares for
and to march thence into Judaea; and as Cassius was in has
disturbances arose in Judaea; for Felix, who was left
naeus, brought back into Judaea Antigonus, the son of Aris
im, and drove him out of Judaea presently, when he was jus
Joseph:AJ_* 14.332-334 *
make an expedition into Judaea on that account, and carri
igonus brought back into Judaea by the king of the Parthia
what had befallen him in Judaea, and how Phasaelus his bro
marched after them into Judaea, in pretence indeed to suc
and for Silo, he was in Judaea indeed, but corrupted by
that were come over to him, Judaea, and Galilee, and
Joseph:AJ_* 14.445-450 *
rbarians had made upon him [in Judaea].  He also was
many out of Jericho and Judaea, near to which places he
til the people came into Judaea, when king Solomon erected
tion into the country of Judaea; what was the number of
its nature, and the limits of Judaea. And, besides this,
arched out of Egypt into Judaea the second time; as also
mong the men of power in Judaea, and they had a contention
and to make an expedition into Judaea. The king being ther
them, and drove them out of Judaea. So he came to the
elephants, and marched through Judaea into the mountainous
ith an army to lay waste Judaea, and to subdue Simon; 
made an expedition into Judaea, and sat down before Jerus
next night, out of all Judaea, whose flight was only ter
an expedition against Judaea, and beat Alexander in bat
and then returned into Judaea, after he had been three
aring how the affairs of Judaea stood, he made haste thith
fied, and retired out of Judaea to Philadelphia, as did
nter into the country of Judaea, when you go up to it thro
most fruitful country of Judaea, which bears a vast number
president there; and reduced Judaea within its proper
province, together with Judaea, and the countries as far
Hyrcanus, and overran Judaea, and was likely to overtur
ned his children back to Judaea, because Gabinius informed
made a hasty march into Judaea; and, upon his taking Tari
ry, and the parts adjoining to Judaea.  But envy prev
ituted procurator of all Judaea, and obtained leave, moreo
of Syria he returned to Judaea, and the first thing he
ver, he would make him king of Judaea.  But it so hap
ready to fly away into Judaea;  the despair he was
these in the avenues of Judaea, he was conqueror in the
er, when he marched into Judaea with Gabinius; so he const
him orders to march into Judaea, in order to learn the sta
done that, he came into Judaea, in pretence indeed to ass
arthians, as was Silo in Judaea corrupted by the bribes
there, viz. into Judaea, [or Idumaea,] and Galilee, and
settle the affairs of Judaea; so Herodes willingly dism
ean time, Herodes's affairs in Judaea were in an ill state
legions before him into Judaea to assist Herodes, and fol
pameia and Damascus into Judaea and there did Herodes paci
eed from his troubles in Judaea, and having gained Hyrcani
dents, and pretending that all Judaea was overthrown. Upon
the high priesthood of Judaea, and he turned the Jews'
us, and the tetrarchy of Judaea, which was ruled by Herode
Syria, Commagene, and Judaea in two battles, and drove
within the kingdom [of Judaea], but by the people of Syr
by someone who lived in Judaea at the time of Antiochus
Porph:Fr_* 45-47 *
had gained control of Judaea, Scopas the Aetolian was
by the Egyptians, he came to Judaea . . . and plundered
the glorious country", that is Judaea . . . and he fortifi
who live near the Dead Sea in Judaea.  [282.K] & Stra
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