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Maccabaeus - son of Matthias; Jewish leader, 2nd century B.C.
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Judas defeats a Syrian force led by Apollonius.
Judas defeats a Syrian force led by Seron.
Judas defeats a Syrian force led by Gorgias at Emmaeus.
Judas defeats a Syrian force led by Lysias at Bethsur.
write to the Jews, following negotiations between Lysias and Judas.
Judas attacks Joppa and Jamnia in retaliation for atrocities against
Judas defeats Timotheus, the leader of the Ammanites.
Judas defeats Gorgias near Marisa.
night attack by Judas on the Syrian camp near Modin.
ian force and is defeated by Judas in a minor engagement near Caphars
anor agrees peace terms with Judas, but makes threats against the tem
treaty between Judas and the Romans.
Judas is defeated by Bacchides and killed at Berea.
years. [Ol. 154.3] Judas, who was also called Maccabaeus,
greeing peace terms with Judas Maccabaeus, he was killed
ustoms. After him, Judas Maccabaeus was leader of the Jews
customs. Then: 16. Judas, called Maccabaeus, was leader
Mattathias for 3 years Judas Maccabaeus for 13 years Jon
at Jerusalem, his son Judas, who [p125] was surnamed
his death, his son Judas Maccabaeus [became leader]; and
eek language. Then Judas Maccabaeus the son of Onias Then
ars. [1851 in Ar.] Judas Maccabaeus, the son of Mattathias
155.1 * .  Judas [became] leader of the Jews, for
ears. [not in Ar.] Judas was killed in battle against the
Jonathan, the brother of Judas and leader of the Jews, dro
was called Matthes, and Judas, who was called Maccabaeus,
Joseph:AJ_* 12.284-290 *
you.  Take Maccabaeus for the general of your army
ce.  And when Judas saw their camp, and how numerous
Joseph:AJ_* 12.305-316 *
And this was the speech which Judas made to encourage the
time].  Now Judas celebrated the festival of the
festival.  Judas also rebuilt the walls round abou
cies against them. Judas made perpetual expeditions agains
of Dathema; and sent to Judas, to inform him that Timothe
 Accordingly Judas, upon considering what was fit
Joseph:AJ_* 12.335-339 *
 Now as for Judas Maccabaeus, and his brother Jonat
beaten."  And when Judas heard that Timotheus prepar
preserve themselves; but Judas took the city, and slew the
arias, and Azarias, whom Judas left generals [of the rest
them.  But Judas and his brethren did not leave
often happened to them, Judas resolved to destroy that
king, should be taken by Judas, and those that were with
ge.  But when Judas heard of the king's coming, he
echoed again. When Judas saw this, he was not terrified,
enemies.  But Judas, seeing the strength of the enemy
rdingly the king sent to Judas, and to those that were bes
Joseph:AJ_* 12.391-395 *
nation, and particularly Judas and his brethren;  and
Joseph:AJ_* 12.399-410 *
slew all that he could find of Judas's party.  But
the high priesthood on Judas; who hearing of the power
bassadors that came from Judas to Rome, and discoursed wit
the son of Eleazar, when Judas was high priest of the nati
when he had learned that Judas had pitched his camp at a
ed.  Now when Judas was deserted by his own soldiers,
Joseph:AJ_* 12.428-433 *
my.  And when Judas had done the same, he joined batt
and how great battles, Judas, the general of their army,
Joseph:AJ_* 13.4-7 *
caught the friends of Judas, and those of his party,
the death of his brother Judas, for at that time no high
der; and that instead of Judas and Jonathan his brethren,
ied, leaving the government to Judas, his eldest son. 
dest son.  Now Judas, supposing that Antiochus would
where the passage was narrow, Judas met him with his army
forces joined battle, Judas's brother Eleazar, seeing
Joseph:BJ_* 01.45-48 *
of his men were slain, Judas took the rest with him, and
ears. A Jew called Judas came to Antioch the great, and
and afterwards his son Judas Maccabaeus died fighting,
ilderness, with Mattathias and Judas Maccabaeus as their
deceit, but also he overcame Judas Maccabaeus by tricker
erals of Antiochus, when Judas Maccabaeus fought bravely
- son of Chapseaus; an officer in the Jewish army, 2nd century B.C.
the son of Absalom, and Judas, the son of Chapsaeus, who
- a member of the Essene sect, late 2nd century B.C.
ccasion to wonder at one Judas, who was of the sect of the
any one would be surprised at Judas upon this occasion.
- of Galilee; the founder of the Jewish Zealots, early 1st century A.D.
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rippa as his sons. Judas the Galilaean incited the Jews
- one of the Jews who translated the bible into Greek, 3rd century B.C.
Aristeas_* 47-50 *
the second tribe, Judas, Simon, Samuel, Adaeus, Mattathia
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