Definition of Asmonaean. Meaning of Asmonaean. Synonyms of Asmonaean

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Definition of Asmonaean

Asmonaean
Asmonean As`mo*ne"an, a. Of or pertaining to the patriotic Jewish family to which the Maccabees belonged; Maccabean; as, the Asmonean dynasty. [Written also Asmon[ae]an.]

Meaning of Asmonaean from wikipedia

- The Hasmonean dynasty (/ˌhæzməˈniːən/ (audio); Hebrew: חַשְׁמוֹנַּאִים‎, Ḥašmona'īm) was a ruling dynasty of Judea and surrounding regions during cl****ical...
- Ben-Hur He was a descendant of John Hyrc****, a scion of the House of Asmonaean.[citation needed] His grandson is believed to have been Rabbi Ishmael...
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