Alcimus


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Alcimus

(ăl`sĭməs), in the books of the Maccabees, Hellenizing Jew, appointed to the high priesthood, but opposed by the Maccabees.
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Come on, my good fellow, stand by my side and see how Mentor, son of Alcimus shall fight your foes and requite your kindnesses conferred upon him.
Automedon and Alcimus busied themselves with the harnessing of his horses; they made the bands fast about them, and put the bit in their mouths, drawing the reins back towards the chariot.
Seven chapters treat such topics as the role of the Jerusalem high priestly office within Jewish society and its relation to the Seleucid royal chancellery; the high priesthoods of Alcimus, Jonathan, and Simon; the intersacerdotium period (159-152), and, in conclusion, provide the results of the study.