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Joannes Hyrcanus (736)
(536 words)

This entry was prepared by Jean-Jacques Aubert and published on 1 April 2010.

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Ioannes Hyrkanos

Jacoby number:


Attested works:

On the High-Priesthood: T1,

Historian's date:

2nd century BC

Historical focus:

III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XII. Jews

Place of origin:



BNJ 736 T 1


Old Testament, Maccabees, 1, 16, 23-24

Work mentioned:

On the High-Priesthood

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Aubert, Jean-Jacques, “Joannes Hyrcanus (736)”, in: Brill’s New Jacoby, General Editor: Ian Worthington (Macquarie University). Consulted online on 17 April 2021 <>
First published online: 2016

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