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Aristobulus II

Born: 0XX AD
Died: 049 AD.

Nationality: Roman
Categories: King


Aristobulus was the younger son of Alexander Jannaeus, King and High Priest, and Alexandra Salome.

67 - He usurped power from his brother John Hyrcanus II but did not prevail long.

66-63 BC - He was the Jewish High Priest and King of Judea, from the Hasmonean Dynasty.

64 - Pompey the Great helped John Hyrcanus II to regain his kingdom.

49 - He was carried captive to Rome, where he was assassinated.


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