Mattathias - in ancient sources @ attalus.org
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- Jewish patriot, the father of the Judas Maccabaeus
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Mattathias disrupts the pagan sacrifices at Modin: beginning of the
Mattathias escapes with others into the wilderness, and instructs his
Mattathias and his supporters carry out attacks on hellenizing Jews.
The death of Mattathias; his dying address to his sons.
& & In those days Mattathias the son of John, son
ountry, Simon the son of Mattathias, a priest of the sons
ent down to Jericho with Mattathias and Judas his sons,
Maccabaeus, the son of Mattathias, became the first lead
Judas Maccabaeus the son of Mattathias. After Judas,
2nd year of the high priest Mattathias, after lasting
other Onias for 19 years Mattathias for 3 years Judas Macc
oms. At that time, Mattathias the son of Asamonaeus, who
eign of Antiochus, Mattathias the son of Asamonaeus [p129]
emselves. But then Mattathias the son of Asamonaeus, who
Maccabaeus, the son of Mattathias and leader of the Jews
Joseph:AJ_* 12.265-270 *
was one whose name was Mattathias, who dwelt at Modin,
ped joined themselves to Mattathias, and appointed him to
ath days.  So Mattathias got a great army about him,
their power."  When Mattathias had thus discoursed
as guides, the son of Mattathias perceived it, and reso
commands of their father Mattathias; and had undergone all
with him, and with them Mattathias, the son of Absalom,
 Accordingly Matthias, the son of Asamonaeus, one
little help" refers to Mattathias, from the village of
which was the home of Mattathias and his sons, the gene
nto the wilderness, with Mattathias and Judas Maccabaeus
- one of the Jews who translated the bible into Greek, 3rd century B.C.
Judas, Simon, Samuel, Adaeus, Mattathias, Eschlemias. Of
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