Judas Maccabaeus
biographical name — see Maccabees

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Judas Maccabaeus — Judas Makkabäus Judas Maccabaeus (Judas Makkabäus; HWV 63) ist ein Oratorium in drei Akten von Georg Friedrich Händel. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Entstehung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Judas Maccabaeus — see MACCABAEUS Judas * * * died 161/160 BC Leader of a Jewish rebellion against the Syrians. The son of an aged priest who took to the mountains in rebellion when Antiochus IV Ephiphanes tried to impose the Greek religion on the Jews, Judas… …   Universalium

  • Judas Maccabaeus — see MACCABAEUS Judas …   English World dictionary

  • Judas Maccabaeus. — See Maccabaeus, Judas. * * * …   Universalium

  • Judas Maccabaeus — Ju′das Maccabae′us n. anh big jud Maccabaeus Judas …   From formal English to slang

  • Judas Maccabaeus. — See Maccabaeus, Judas …   Useful english dictionary

  • Judas Maccabaeus — /dʒudəs mækəˈbiəs/ (say joohduhs makuh beeuhs) noun → Maccabaeus …   Australian English dictionary

  • Judas Maccabaeus — Jewish leader who defeated Antiochus IV in 165 BCE …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Judas Maccabaeus — noun Jewish leader of a revolt in Judea that recovered Jerusalem around 166 BC; hero of the Apocryphal books I Maccabees and II Maccabees (? 161 BC) • Instance Hypernyms: ↑leader …   Useful english dictionary

  • Judas Maccabaeus (Handel) — Judas Maccabaeus (HWV 63) is an oratorio in three acts by George Frideric Handel. Background The political context is the Jacobite Rising of 1745. Handel in 1746 hastily composed the Occasional Oratorio for the encouragement of the English. After …   Wikipedia

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