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The Maccabees/Hasmoneans:
The Hasmonean Dynasty


Maccabees: Table of Contents | History & Overview | Hasmonean Coins


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        1. Mattathias
ben Johanan

[ ? - 165 BCE]
       
____ _ ________________ _ __________|__________ _ ________________ _ ______
|   |   |   |   |
Johanan
Gaddi
  4. Simon
Thassi

[ruled 142-134 BCE]
  2. Judah
Maccabee

[ ? - 160 BCE]
  Eleazar
Avaron
  3. Jonathan
Apphus
[ruled 160-142 BCE]
____ _ ________|________ _ __________        
|   |   |        
Mattathias
[ ?-134 BCE]
  Judah
[ ?- 134 BCE]
  5. Johanan
Hyrcanus

[ruled 134-104 BCE]
       
    ________ _ __________|__________ _ ________    
    |   |   |    
    6. Aristobulus I
(Judah)

[ruled 104-103 BCE]
  Antigonus
(Matthew)

[ ? - 104 BCE]
  7. Alexander Jannai
(Jonathan)

[ruled 103-76 BCE]
= 8. Salome
Alexandra

[ruled 76-67 BCE]
        __________ _ ________|    
        |   |    
        10. Hyrcanus II
(Jonathan)

[ruled 63-40 (d. 30) BCE]
  9. Aristobulus II
(Judah)

[ruled 67-63 (d. 49) BCE]
   
        | |________ _ _____
        | |   |
        Alexandra
[ ? - 28 BCE]
= Alexander
[ ? - 49 BCE]
  11. Antigonus
(Matthew)

[ruled 40-37 BCE]
        __________ | ________    
        |   |    
        Aristobulus III
[ ? - 35 BCE]
  Mariamne
[ ? - 29 BCE]
= 12. Herod
(the Great
)

[ruled 38-4 BCE]
            ________ | _____
            |   |
            Aristobulus IV
[ ca 31 - 7 BCE]
  Alexander
[ ca 30 - 7 BCE]
Key
   Leading Judean priest             Spouse of high priest
   Lesser descendents    Spouse of priest's daughter 
= double line > married     |     single line > descendents
1.  Numeral preceding name = order of succession
Judah  Click on highlighted name for biographical sketch

Sources: Into His Own

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