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(ˌmæt əˈθaɪ əs)

died 167? B.C., Jewish priest in Judea (father of Judas Maccabaeus).
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That was until Mattathias, a Jewish high priest, led a revolution and against great odds defeated the Greeks and won back Jerusalem.
571 (2010); Mattathias Schwartz, Should You Be Allowed to
"real-space." CITRON, supra note 19, at 4; see also Mattathias
In the story of Hanukkah--the cruel reign of Antiochus, the unlikely victory of Mattathias and his sons, the one cruse of sacred oil left in the plundered Temple that burned for eight days--there is no mention of money.
503, 504-08 (2006); Mattathias Schwartz, Should You Be Allowed To Invest in a Lawsuit?, N.Y.
(53.) Mattathias Schwartz, 'Like a Mosquito', LRB 35.13, 4 July 2013, pp13-15, http://www.
Another pressmark that employs an eagle is that of Sabbatai Mattathias Bath Sheba (Basevi) and his family, active primarily but not only in Salonika.
Regarding Mattathias Schwartz's "Love of Labor," about the erosion of human skills: What we now call white-collar jobs evolved from trade.
1990 The Hasmoneans and their Supporters: From Mattathias to the death of John Hycarnus I.
(122) Mattathias Schwartz, "A Mission Gone Wrong," New Yorker, January 6, 2014.