Maccabean Revolt

  • maccabean revolt
    maccabean revolt.jpg
    judea under judas maccabeus during the revolt
    date167–160 bce
    location
    judea (then part of coele-syria)
    result

    revolt succeeded[1]

    • judean sovereignty, later developed into the independent hasmonean dynasty
    belligerents
    menora titus.png maccabees seleucos i bucephalos coin.jpg seleucid empire
    commanders and leaders
    mattathias
    judah maccabee (kia)
    jonathan apphus
    eleazar avaran (kia)
    simon thassi
    john gaddi (kia)
    antiochus iv epiphanes
    antiochus v eupator
    demetrius i soter
    lysias
    gorgias
    nicanor (kia)
    bacchides
    units involved
    judean/maccabean rebels seleucid army

    the maccabean revolt (hebrew: מרד החשמונאים‎) was a jewish rebellion, lasting from 167 to 160 bce, led by the maccabees against the seleucid empire and the hellenistic influence on jewish life.

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Maccabean Revolt
Maccabean revolt.jpg
Judea under Judas Maccabeus during the revolt
Date167–160 BCE
Location
Judea (then part of Coele-Syria)
Result

Revolt succeeded[1]

Belligerents
Menora Titus.png Maccabees Seleucos I Bucephalos coin.jpg Seleucid Empire
Commanders and leaders
Mattathias
Judah Maccabee (KIA)
Jonathan Apphus
Eleazar Avaran (KIA)
Simon Thassi
John Gaddi (KIA)
Antiochus IV Epiphanes
Antiochus V Eupator
Demetrius I Soter
Lysias
Gorgias
Nicanor (KIA)
Bacchides
Units involved
Judean/Maccabean rebels Seleucid army

The Maccabean Revolt (Hebrew: מרד החשמונאים‎) was a Jewish rebellion, lasting from 167 to 160 BCE, led by the Maccabees against the Seleucid Empire and the Hellenistic influence on Jewish life.