I've Always Wondered
Who Were the Hasmoneans? Originally Published December 10-11, 2021.

Some refer only to the Hasmonean Dynasty, but others recall the Hasmoneans as a populist movement over a broader period of time.  Either way, they were Jews who were more or less against Greece and in favor of Persia, and would be conquered by Rome.  The Hasmoneans in their Dynasty ruled Judea and the regions […]

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