Hasmonean
I. noun see Hasmonaean II. adjective see Hasmonaean

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  • Hasmonean — /haz meuh nee euhn/, n. a member of a priestly family of Jewish rulers and leaders in Judea in the 1st and 2nd centuries B.C. Also, Hasmonaean, Asmonean, Asmonaean. Cf. Maccabees. [1610 20; var. (with h < Heb kh ) of Asmonean < LL Asmonae(us) of… …   Universalium

  • Hasmonean — n. member of a priestly family of Jews in the Kingdom of Judea (1st and 2nd centuries B.C.) adj. of or pertaining to the Hasmoneans (Jewish priestly family in Judea during the 1st and 2nd centuries) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hasmonean — has·mo·ne·an …   English syllables

  • Hasmonean — Has•mo•ne•an or Has•mo•nae•an [[t]ˌhæz məˈni ən[/t]] n. jud a member of a Jewish priestly family in Judea in the 1st and 2nd centuries b.c. that included the Maccabees • Etymology: 1610–20; var. (with h < Heb ḥ) of Asmonean < LL Asmōnae(us) …   From formal English to slang

  • hasmonean — noun see hasmonaean …   Useful english dictionary

  • HASMONEAN BET DIN — (Heb. בֵּית דִּין שֶׁל חַשְׁמוֹנָאִים); according to a talmudic source (Sanh. 82a; Av. Zar. 36b) the court of the Hasmoneans decreed that an Israelite who had intercourse with a heathen woman is liable to punishment on account of נשג״א (NShGA), a …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Hasmonean High School — is a voluntary aided, comprehensive school, for pupils aged 11 to 18 from Orthodox Jewish families, situated in the London Borough of Barnet. The school comprises two sites, one for boys in the area of Hendon and one for girls in the area of Mill …   Wikipedia

  • Hasmonean dynasty — Dynasty of ancient Judaea, descendants of the Maccabee family. The name derives from their ancestor Hasmoneus, but the first of the ruling dynasty was Simon Maccabeus, who became leader of the Maccabean revolt against the Seleucid king с 143 BC… …   Universalium

  • Hasmonean insurrection — Jewish rebellion against Greek rule in Judea (167 37 BC) …   English contemporary dictionary

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