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asmonean


asmonean


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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}.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Asmonean  \As`mo*ne"an\,  n. 
  One  of  the  Asmonean  family.  The  Asmoneans  were  leaders  and 
  rulers  of  the  Jews  from  168  to  35  b.  c.