After a twenty years' struggle, the Maccabees were able to form the Hasmonean
dynasty in 164 BCE.
Not far away, in Area C, are the Hasmonean
palaces, the most important preserved Hasmonean
site in Israel.
Among their topics are tosafot gornish post-Kant: the Talmud as political thought, temporalities of marriage: Jewish and Islamic legal debates, rabbinic trickster tales: the sex and gender politics of the Bavli's sinful sages, Paul in the Jerusalem of Lithuania: Samuel Joseph Fuenn's Paths of God, and the Battle of Qedesh on the Plain of Hatsor: the Hasmonean
roots of the Galilean foundation myth.
Efron, Studies on the Hasmonean
Period (Leiden: Brill, 1987), p.
For Matatyahu the Hasmonean
was an iconoclast and a zealot for
For instance, in chapter 4 Cohen shows that Jewish identity in the Hasmonean
period shifted from ethnic identity to religious, cultural, and/or political identity: "But by investing Judaean identity with political or cultural (religious) content, the Hasmonaeans were able to give outsiders an opportunity to attain membership in Judaean society.
Already in the century before, elite Hasmonean
designs on Galilee's fertile produce had the Jerusalem theocrats "gentrifying" the mestizo hinterland, re-orienting village economics toward city service, pulling the fierce northern peasantry into the ideological orbit of Jerusalem, and mandating tithing to support Temple-State agendas and priestly lifestyles.
This sensational discovery allows us for the first time to reconstruct the layout of settlement and the actual look of the city on the eve of the Hasmonean
revolt," said the excavation's directors, Doron Ben-Ami, Salome Cohen and Yana Tchekhanovets.
After initial coaching, nine children from Richard Cloudesley School, Hasmonean
Primary School and Frank Barnes School had great fun playing power hockey, football and completing a slalom.
1989 The Hasmonean
Revolt: Rebellion or Revolution, Ancient Near Eastern Texts and Studies, Vol.
leader John Hyrcanus destroyed the Samaritan temple on Mt.
In the first book published specifically on the institution of the Hasmonean
high priesthood (200-167 BCE), Babota presents an interdisciplinary, exegetical and historical comparative study.