Hasmonaean sentence example
- So long as the wars of independence occupied the Palestinian Jews, and the Hasmonaean sovereignty promised a.
- With the growing weakness and corruption of the Hasmonaean princes, and the alienation of a large part of the nation from their cause, the hope of a better kingship begins to appear in Judaea also; at first darkly shadowed forth in the Book of Enoch (chap. xc.), where the white steer, the future leader of God's herd after the deliverance from the heathen, stands in a certain contrast to the actual dynasty (the horned lambs); and then much more clearly, and for the first time with use of the name Messiah, in the Psalter of Solomon, the chief document of the protest of Pharisaism against its enemies the later Hasmonaeans.
- In the Hasmonaean sovereignty these ideas took a political form, and the result was the secularization of the kingdom of God for the sake of a harsh and rapacious aristocracy.
- The revolt under the Hasmonaean family (Judas Maccabaeus and his brethren) followed, ending in 143-142 in the establishment of an independent Jewish state under a Hasmonaean prince.
- But whilst the old Hellenistic party had been crushed the Hasmonaean state was of the nature of a compromise.Advertisement
- The Mosaic Law was respected, but Hellenism still found an entrance in various forms. The first Hasmonaean " king," Aristobulus I.
- Herod, who supplanted the Hasmonaean dynasty (37-34 B.c,) made, outside Judaea, a display of Phil-hellenism, building new Greek cities and temples, or bestowing gifts upon the older ones of fame.
- As these offices were declared hereditary in his family, he became the founder of the Hasmonaean dynasty.
- Antonius (Mark Antony) the same year the Hasmonaean dynasty became extinct.
- Secure of the support of Rome he was concerned also to legitimize his position in the eyes of the Jews by taking, for love as well as policy, the Hasmonaean princess Mariamne to be his second wife.Advertisement
- He had scotched the faction of Hasmonaean sympathizers by killing forty-five members of the Sanhedrin and confiscating their possessions.
- The people still cherished a loyalty to the Hasmonaean lineage, although the young princes were also the sons of Herod.
- 6) the two words may have represented the Aramaic '.ninon r' vo (" book of the Hasmonaean house").
- Originally written in excellent Greek, from a pronouncedly Pharisaic standpoint, it was possibly directed against the Hasmonaean dynasty.
- scions of the Hasmonaean dynasty.Advertisement
- He took Jerusalem and once more brought the Jews, who had won their independence under the Hasmonaean family, to subjection (see Maccabees).
- His probable purpose, tho unexpressed, was to contrast them with the later degenerate scions of the Hasmonaean dynasty.