John Hyrcanus

John Hyrcanus (Yohanan Girhan; Yohanan Hyrcanus – יוחנן הורקנוס, Ιωάννης Υρκανός) (reigned 134–104 BC, died 104 BC) was a Hasmonean (Maccabeean) leader of the 2nd century BC.

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John Hyrcanus - Modern Commemoration
... Tel Aviv has a Yochanan Hyrcanus Street (רחוב יוחנן הורקנוס), as do several other cities in contemporary Israel ... strong warrior kings of both Biblical and later periods, and Hyrcanus' exploits earned him a place in that pantheon ...
Proposed Identifications - Multiple Wicked Priests - Groningen Hypothesis
... (8.16-9.2), Jonathan (9.9-12), Simon (9.16-10.5), John Hyrcanus I (11.4-8), and Alexander Jannaeus (11.12-12.10) ... John Hyrcanus I is assigned the role of the "fifth" Wicked Priest—the one who pursues the Teacher of Righteousness to his house of exile—merely because it fits the preconceived ... John Hyrcanus I is chosen over Aristobulus I only because of the shortness of the latter’s reign ...
Hasmonean Coinage - John Hyrcanus
... John Hyrcanus (also known as Yochanan Hyrcanus) (reigned 134 – 104 BCE died 104 BCE) ...
Hasmonean Dynasty - Hasmonean Expansion and Civil War
135 BCE, John Hyrcanus, Simon's third son, assumed the leadership and ruled as high priest (Kohen Gadol) and took a Greek "regnal name" (see Hyrcania) in an ... According to Josephus, John Hyrcanus opened King David's sepulchre and removed three thousand talents which he paid as tribute to spare the city ... For the next two decades of his reign, Hyrcanus continued, like his father, to rule semi-autonomously from the Seleucids ...