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  Hyrcanus   (John Hyrcanus) - king of Judaea, 134-104 B.C.
Wikipedia entry
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134/2 Murder of Simon and accession of John Hyrcanus.
134/8 Hyrcanus besieges Ptolemy.
134/16 Ptolemy kills the mother of Hyrcanus and escapes to Philadelphia.
132/10 Hyrcanus comes to terms with Antiochus.
132/11 Hyrcanus removes treasure from the tomb of David.
132/12 treaty of friendship between Hyrcanus and the Romans.
130/9 ntiochus VII, accompanied by Hyrcanus of Judaea, defeats Phraates in
129/28 Hyrcanus invades the neighbouring parts of Syria.
125/8 Alexander Zabinas makes an alliance with Hyrcanus and the Jews.
123/8 Hyrcanus' kingdom prospers while Zabinas is ruling Syria.
108/12 Hyrcanus begins to besiege Samaria.
107/7 Hyrcanus destroys Samaria.
105/3 The Athenians pass a decree honouring Hyrcanus of Judaea.
104/5 dispute between John Hyrcanus and the Pharisees.
104/6 on the prosperous reign of John Hyrcanus as king and high priest.
104/7 The death of John Hyrcanus of Judaea, and the accession of Aristobulu
    Within translations:
ChronPasc_448 yrcani, and was given the name Hyrcanus. He sent an embass
ChronPasc_452 lus, the son of Jonathan Hyrcanus, was the first to assume
ChronPasc_464 athan the son of Simon, called Hyrcanus, for 27 years. 20.
ChronSynt_95 years Simon for 22 years Hyrcanus for 26 years Aristobulus
Euseb]:Chron_129 Jonathan, also called Hyrcanus, was leader of the Jews
ExcBarb_36A lem were Simon for 8 years and John for 20 years. At that
ExcBarb_47A Then John who was called Hyrcanus, the son of Jonathan The
Hieron:Chron_1883 He was succeeded by his son John. 161.4 . [1884] [1885
Hieron:Chron_1887 * . [1887] John Hyrcanus [became] king of the Jews, for
Hieron:Chron_1893 sia, for 12 years. John, the leader and high priest of the
Hieron:Chron_1898 898] [1896 in Ar.] Hyrcanus the high priest of the Jews
Hieron:Chron_1911 [not in Ar.] (?) Jonathan was a glorious leader of the
Hieron:Chron_1913 tobulus the son of Jonathan, the king and high priest of
Joseph:AJ_* 13.228-231 * hird son, whose name was Hyrcanus; [229] but the young man
Joseph:AJ_* 13.235-237 * he slew the brethren of Hyrcanus, and his mother; and whe
Joseph:AJ_13.240 [240] But because Hyrcanus discerned the inconvenience
Joseph:AJ_13.242 in. [242] And when Hyrcanus sent to Antiochus, and desired
Joseph:AJ_* 13.245-251 * [245] Accordingly, Hyrcanus took this moderation of his
Joseph:AJ_13.254 & [254] But when Hyrcanus heard of the death of Antiochu
Joseph:AJ_13.257 was built. [257] Hyrcanus took also Dora and Marissa,
Joseph:AJ_13.259 Jews. [259] But Hyrcanus the high priest was desirous
Joseph:AJ_13.267 And thus stood the affairs of Hyrcanus the high priest.
Joseph:AJ_13.269 and made a league with Hyrcanus, who yet, when he afterw
Joseph:AJ_13.272 his brother. Now Hyrcanus lived all this while in peace;
Joseph:AJ_13.273 with one another gave Hyrcanus the opportunity of enjoy
Joseph:AJ_13.278 ravage the country of Hyrcanus after the manner of a
Joseph:AJ_* 13.281-283 * ia. [281] And when Hyrcanus had taken that city, which was
Joseph:AJ_13.288 moved the Jews to envy Hyrcanus; but they that were the
Joseph:AJ_13.289 elieved. [289] Now Hyrcanus was a disciple of theirs, and
Joseph:AJ_* 13.292-295 * his story was false, and Hyrcanus was provoked against him
Joseph:AJ_* 13.299-302 * rs. [299] But when Hyrcanus had put an end to this seditio
Joseph:AJ_13.322 hus reported: [322] when Hyrcanus chiefly loved the two
Joseph:AJ_20.240 own son, whose name was Hyrcanus, succeeded him, after
Joseph:BJ_* 01.54-62 * and sent some persons to kill John, who was also called
Joseph:BJ_01.67 then these successes of John and of his sons made them
Joseph:BJ_01.68 beaten. [68] So John lived the rest of his life very
Joseph:BJ_01.71 government with him; for John had left her to be the gover

  Hyrcanus 2   - king of Judaea, 67-63 B.C.
Wikipedia entry
76/20 Alexandra appoints her elder son Hyrcanus to be high priest.
67/30 een of the Jews; she appoints her elder son Hyrcanus to succeed her.
66/5 Aristobulus deposes Hyrcanus, and sets himself up as king of Judaea.
66/16 Antipater persuades Hyrcanus to take refuge with Aretas, the king of
64/23 Scaurus offers support to Aristobulus, who defeats Hyrcanus.
63/14 Pompeius receives envoys from Hyrcanus and Aristobulus at Damascus.
63/29 Pompeius enters Judaea; Hyrcanus submits to him, but Aristobulus rema
63/49 Pompeius appoints Hyrcanus to be high priest and ruler of the Jews.
47/27 Caesar confirms Antipater and Hyrcanus as rulers of Judaea.
47/45 Hyrcanus summons Herodes to stand trial, but then releases him.
47/61 Hyrcanus sends envoys to Rome, to confirm a treaty of friendship.
40/22 gonus kills Phasael, the brother of Herodes, and mutilates Hyrcanus.
37/15 Hyrcanus returns to Judaea.
30/11 Hyrcanus is put to death by Herodes.
30/12 General comments on the mild character of Hyrcanus.
    Within translations:
ChronPasc_453 sition of high priest to Hyrcanus, the son of Alexander
ChronPasc_461 nst Scipio and the high priest Hyrcanus. He routed them,
ChronPasc_468 rother, Aristobulus the son of Hyrcanus. A year later he
ChronPasc_469 of Apollo, had assisted Hyrcanus the king of the Jews in
ChronSynt_65 ade the Jews pay tribute, when Hyrcanus was king and high
ChronSynt_67 ade the Jews pay tribute, when Hyrcanus was king and high
ChronSynt_95 ests came to an end with Hyrcanus, Herodes the son of Anti
Diod_40.2 the Jews and his brother Hyrcanus, who were in dispute over
Euseb]:Chron_129 And after her, Aristobulus and Hyrcanus [were kings]. In
ExcBarb_47B Pompeius appointed Hyrcanus to be high priest, and Antipat
Hieron:Chron_1950 utary to the Romans, and Hyrcanus became their high priest
Hieron:Chron_1983 65th Olympiad, up until Hyrcanus in the 185th Olympiad,
Hieron:Chron_2009 in Ar.] Herodes killed Hyrcanus, the previous high pries
Joseph:AJ_13.407 eft behind him two sons, Hyrcanus and Aristobulus, but com
Joseph:AJ_13.408 [408] So she made Hyrcanus high priest, because he was
Joseph:AJ_13.428 eiders of the Jews, and Hyrcanus with them, went in unto
Joseph:AJ_* 14.4-8 * nform them of. [4] Hyrcanus then began his high priesthood
Joseph:AJ_* 14.12-20 * he perpetually made to Hyrcanus; and told him that his
Joseph:AJ_14.30 oth from Aristobulus and Hyrcanus, and both desired he wou
Joseph:AJ_14.33 made war with Aretas and Hyrcanus, and fought them at a
Joseph:AJ_14.37 to him, Antipater from Hyrcanus, and Nicodemus from Aris
Joseph:AJ_* 14.41-44 * and of their governors Hyrcanus and Aristobulus, who wer
Joseph:AJ_14.51 uld transfer the government to Hyrcanus. [52] But when Pom
Joseph:AJ_14.60 out with a wall, wherein Hyrcanus did gladly assist him
Joseph:AJ_14.73 the high priesthood to Hyrcanus, both because he had bee
Joseph:AJ_14.77 came upon Jerusalem were Hyrcanus and Aristobulus, by rais
Joseph:AJ_14.80 ed, and this at the command of Hyrcanus. [81] And when he
Joseph:AJ_14.82 with Alexander, since Hyrcanus was not yet able to oppo
Joseph:AJ_14.90 ers with her, he brought Hyrcanus to Jerusalem, and commit
Joseph:AJ_14.127 and that by the order of Hyrcanus; [128] for when Mithrida
Joseph:AJ_14.131 ing them the epistles of Hyrcanus the high priest, wherein
Joseph:AJ_* 14.137-140 * greatly, and confirmed Hyrcanus in the high priesthood;
Joseph:AJ_14.143 speech, Caesar appointed Hyrcanus to be high priest, and
Joseph:AJ_14.144 [144] He also gave Hyrcanus leave to raise up the walls
Joseph:AJ_* 14.148-151 * one in the ninth year of Hyrcanus the high priest and ethn
Joseph:AJ_* 14.155-158 * by the Romans and the people of Athens to Hyrcanus.
Joseph:AJ_* 14.162-165 * and fidelity which he owed to Hyrcanus. [163] But now the
Joseph:AJ_* 14.168-170 * from thee." [168] Upon Hyrcanus hearing this, he complie
Joseph:AJ_* 14.174-182 * dismiss, for the sake of Hyrcanus, will one day punish bot
Joseph:AJ_14.185 Scipio and Cato, when Hyrcanus sent ambassadors to him,
Joseph:AJ_* 14.189-200 * Julius Caesar, which relate to Hyrcanus and to our nation.
Joseph:AJ_14.203 pay the same tithes to Hyrcanus and his sons which they
Joseph:AJ_* 14.206-212 * erly did; [206] and that Hyrcanus, the son of Alexander,
Joseph:AJ_14.217 senate, and introduced Hyrcanus's ambassadors into it,
Joseph:AJ_* 14.222-228 * ambassadors from Hyrcanus the high priest were these:
Joseph:AJ_14.241 the ambassador of Hyrcanus the high priest, hath delivere
Joseph:AJ_14.248 and their high priest Hyrcanus, sent as ambassadors to
Joseph:AJ_14.252 the Jews, and described Hyrcanus's virtue and generosity,
Joseph:AJ_14.254 rs, that they would send Hyrcanus a copy of that decree,
Joseph:AJ_14.265 been made in favour of Hyrcanus, and of our nation; as
Joseph:AJ_14.276 assaulted him,) had not Hyrcanus, by the means of Antipat
Joseph:AJ_14.277 d-be the preservation of Hyrcanus's government; but his
Joseph:AJ_14.281 persuaded the butler of Hyrcanus, with whom they were bot
Joseph:AJ_14.285 ffrighted, and persuaded Hyrcanus not to permit him to com
Joseph:AJ_14.292 bed him. Whereupon Hyrcanus was so astonished at what had
Joseph:AJ_14.295 also complained of Hyrcanus, that although he had received
Joseph:AJ_* 14.299-306 * was come to Jerusalem, Hyrcanus and the people put garla
Joseph:AJ_14.314 The ambassadors of Hyrcanus, the high priest and ethnarch
Joseph:AJ_14.317 places which belong to Hyrcanus, the ethnarch of the Jew
Joseph:AJ_14.325 this in the presence of Hyrcanus, who was Herodes's fathe
Joseph:AJ_14.328 out hastily to them, and Hyrcanus was with him, (for they
Joseph:AJ_14.331 the government away from Hyrcanus, and bestow it upon him,
Joseph:AJ_* 14.342-348 * ity. [342] So both Hyrcanus and Phasaelus went on the emba
Joseph:AJ_14.351 lso; and the daughter of Hyrcanus, whose daughter he had
Joseph:AJ_14.353 mother, the daughter of Hyrcanus, and his youngest brothe
Joseph:AJ_* 14.363-366 * stained from nothing but Hyrcanus's money, which was three
Joseph:AJ_14.379 death by them, and how Hyrcanus was detained captive by
Joseph:AJ_14.387 to Aristobulus, and to Hyrcanus by his mother,) but that
Joseph:AJ_* 20.242-245 * the high priesthood to Hyrcanus, but retained the kingdo
Joseph:AJ_20.248 us, the grandson of that Hyrcanus who was then taken by
Joseph:BJ_01.109 by Alexander, she made Hyrcanus the elder high priest,
Joseph:BJ_* 01.118-128 * and besides this, upon Hyrcanus's complaint to his mothe
Joseph:BJ_01.131 halion. [131] When Hyrcanus and Antipater were thus depriv
Joseph:BJ_01.133 had great indignation; Hyrcanus also and his friends mad
Joseph:BJ_01.142 erty, while the party of Hyrcanus were for opening the gat
Joseph:BJ_01.144 their attacks, as having Hyrcanus's party very ready to
Joseph:BJ_01.153 Moreover, he made Hyrcanus high priest, as one that not
Joseph:BJ_01.159 to supply which want, Hyrcanus afforded him some assist
Joseph:BJ_01.160 ther, and lay heavy upon Hyrcanus, and overran Judaea, and
Joseph:BJ_01.169 this Gabinius brought Hyrcanus to Jerusalem, and commit
Joseph:BJ_01.175 nto Egypt, making use of Hyrcanus and Antipater to provide
Joseph:BJ_01.194 it was that he also confirmed Hyrcanus in the high priest
Joseph:BJ_01.195 fore Caesar, and accused Hyrcanus and Antipater, [196] how
Joseph:BJ_* 01.199-203 * heard this, he declared Hyrcanus to be the most worthy
Joseph:BJ_* 01.207-214 * or fidelity which he owed to Hyrcanus. [208] However,
Joseph:BJ_01.226 recovered the government to Hyrcanus, and preserved it
Joseph:BJ_01.229 men with him: hereupon Hyrcanus, at the request of Malic
Joseph:BJ_* 01.232-234 * that he should easily depose Hyrcanus, and get the crown
Joseph:BJ_01.237 Felix, and reproached Hyrcanus on account of his ingrat
Joseph:BJ_* 01.240-248 * riage into the family of Hyrcanus; [241] for as he had for
Joseph:BJ_01.251 g's palace; [251] but as Hyrcanus and Phasaelus received
Joseph:BJ_01.255 acorus went out and took Hyrcanus with him, that he might
Joseph:BJ_* 01.259-262 * aelus think of forsaking Hyrcanus and flying away, althoug
Joseph:BJ_* 01.268-273 * and spared nothing but Hyrcanus's money, which was not
Joseph:BJ_1.433 his wife's grandfather, Hyrcanus, when he was returned
Joseph:BJ_1.434 tion was this:- not that Hyrcanus made any attempt to gain
Joseph:BJ_1.437 done to her grandfather Hyrcanus, and to her brother Aris

  Hyrcanus 3   - son of Joseph; a prominent Jew of the early 2nd century B.C.
Wikipedia entry
185/5 Hyrcanus the son of Joseph goes to Alexandria and gains the favour
181/4 Hyrcanus the son of Joseph is forced to leave Judaea and settles
    Within translations:
Hieron:Chron_1836 .]. 149.4 . [1836] Hyrcanus, the son of Josephus the leade
Joseph:AJ_12.186 ther son, whose name was Hyrcanus, by his brother Solymius
Joseph:AJ_12.189 begat a son, whose name was Hyrcanus, as we said before
Joseph:AJ_12.192 sent out the youngest, Hyrcanus, and gave him three hund
Joseph:AJ_12.193 gether. [193] When Hyrcanus came to the place, and found
Joseph:AJ_12.197 to send their brother Hyrcanus, he gladly hearkened to
Joseph:AJ_12.205 And Ptolemy sent for Hyrcanus, and told him that he
Joseph:AJ_12.208 three days were over, Hyrcanus came and saluted the kin
Joseph:AJ_* 12.211-218 * parts on a heap before Hyrcanus, (for they had themselve
Joseph:AJ_* 12.221-224 * his brethren heard that Hyrcanus had received such favour
Joseph:AJ_12.228 elders made war against Hyrcanus, who was the youngest
Joseph:AJ_12.229 to them. However, Hyrcanus determined not to return to
Joseph:AJ_12.236 scon. [236] As for Hyrcanus, when he saw that Antiochus

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