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Hyrcanus II

Born: -0XX AD
Died: 30 BC.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: None

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Hasmonaean Jewish clergyman, general, and ruler

 

high priest 076b-067b, 063b-040b

 

ruler of Hasmonaean-led Jews 067b-063b

 

fought civil war against Aristobulus II

 

deposed by Pompey the Great 063b but permitted to resume serving as high priest

 

brought by Parthians to Babylon 040b and held captive 040b-036b

 

executed by Herod the Great


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