Maccabee


Maccabee

Maccabbee can refer to:
*the Maccabees
*Bruce Maccabee


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  • MACCABEE — MACCABEE, the additional name given to Judah, son of Mattathias, leader of the revolt against Syria (168 B.C.E.), later referred to as the Maccabean Revolt. It was no accident that the revolt broke out at a rural location such as Modi in and not… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Maccabée — Maccabées Les Maccabées ou Macchabées (מכבים ou מקבים, Makabim en hébreu) sont une famille juive qui mena la résistance contre la politique d’hellénisation forcée pratiquée par les Séleucides au IIe siècle av. J. C.. Ils fondèrent la… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Maccabee — n. member of the ancient Hasmonean priestly family and descendant of Mattathias (esp. refers to Judah the Maccabee and his brothers) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Maccabee — noun A member of the (a liberation movement in Israel who established Jewish independence in the Land of Israel in the second and first centuries BC …   Wiktionary

  • maccabee — mac·ca·bee …   English syllables

  • maccabee — ˈmakəˌbē noun (plural maccabees) Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: after Maccabees, 2d 1st century B.C. family of Jewish patriots : a member of any of various fraternal orders see knight of the maccabees …   Useful english dictionary

  • Maccabee, Judas — • Third son of the priest Mathathias who with his family was the centre and soul of the patriotic and religious revolt of the Jews against the King of Syria (I Mach., ii, 4) Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Bruce Maccabee — Dr. Bruce Maccabee Born May 6, 1942 (1942 05 06) (age 69) Rutland, Vermont Occupation …   Wikipedia

  • Judas Maccabée — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Judas et Juda. Judas Maccabée (en hébreu יהודה המכבי ou המקבי Yéhouda HaMakabi) est un dirigeant juif du IIe siècle av. J.‑C. qui était à la tête des forces juives pendant la révolte des Maccabées… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Jonathan Maccabée — fut le dirigeant de la dynastie Hasmonéenne de Juda Maccabée de 161 à 143 av. J. C.. Il est le fils de Mattathias et le frère de Juda Maccabée, figures de la rébellion des Maccabées contre Antiochos IV Épiphane de l empire Séleucide. Succession A …   Wikipédia en Français


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