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Zacharias
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(Ζαχαρίας/Zacharías, Graecised form of the Hebrew Zacharyah, 'Yahweh remembers').

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[1] Stoned to death at the command of the king Joash, 9th cent. BC

According to 2 Chr 24:17-22, Zechariah bar Jehoiada was stoned to death in the Temple at the command of the king Joash (840-801 BC), for having reproached t…

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Ego, Beate (Osnabrück) and Rist, Josef (Würzburg), “Zacharias”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 20 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e12214180>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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