The Hasmonean dynasty (/ ˌ h æ z m ə ˈ n iː ən / ; Hebrew: חַשְׁמוֹנַּאִים , Ḥašmona'īm) was a ruling dynasty of Judea and surrounding regions during classical antiquity. Between c. 140 and c. 116 BCE the dynasty ruled Judea semi-autonomously from the Seleucids.
From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Hasmonean dynasty was a family that led the Hasmoneans led the Maccabean Revolt and transformed Judah from a Seleucid possession that was becoming more Greek -like into an independent, Jewish nation-state. The Hasmoneans expanded Judah through conquest.
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The Hasmonean dynasty and era (164–37 BCE) The era of Hashmonean rule lasted for 103 years. [dubious – discuss]It was founded by High Priest Simonson of Matityahu, and consolidated by his son Yochanansurnamed Hyrcanus.
After the success of the Maccabean Revolt, kings of the Hasmonean dynasty continued their conquest to the surrounding areas of Judea. Those who remained of the Jewish party favoring Hellenistic influence, forced to submit to Mosaic Law, repeatedly called upon the Seleucid Empire for assistance.
The Machabees were the Jewish family who fought for and won independence from Antiochus IV Epiphanes of the Hellenistic Seleucid dynasty. They founded the Hasmonean Royal Dynasty and established Jewish independence in the Land of Israel for about one hundred years, from 164 BCE to 63 BCE.
The Herodian kingdom of Judea was a client state of the Roman Republic from 37 BCE, when Herod the Great was appointed "King of the Jews" by the Roman Senate. When Herod died in 4 BCE, the kingdom was divided among his sons into the Herodian Tetrarchy.
Hasmonean Dynasty, also spelled Hasmonaean, dynasty of ancient Judaea, descendants of the Maccabee (q.v.) family. The name derived (according to Josephus, in The Antiquities of the Jews) from the name of their ancestor Hasmoneus (Hasmon), or Asamonaios.
Independent Hasmonean rule lasted until 63 BCE, when the Roman general Pompeius intervened in the Hasmonean civil war, making it a client kingdom of Rome. The Hasmonean dynasty ended in 37 BCE when the Idumean Herod the Great became king of Israel,  designated "King of the Jews" by the Roman Senate ,   effectively transforming the ...
The Herodian dynasty was a royal dynasty of Idumaean descent, ruling the Herodian Kingdom and later the Herodian Tetrarchy, as vassals of the Roman Empire. The Herodian dynasty began with Herod the Great, who assumed the throne of Judea, with Roman support, bringing down the century long Hasmonean Kingdom. His kingdom lasted until his death in 4 BCE, when it was divided between his sons as a Tetrarchy, which lasted for about 10 years. Most of those tetrarchies, including Judea proper, were incor