John Hyrcanus

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John Hyrcanus:

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or Machabees
, Jewish family of the 2d and 1st cent. B.C. that brought about a restoration of Jewish political and religious life. They are also called Hasmoneans or Asmoneans after their ancestor, Hashmon.
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, Jewish family.
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Clemens Thoma, of the Institute for Judaeo-Christian Studies of Lucerne, in "John Hyrcanus I as Seen by Josephus and Other Early Jewish Sources," compares the reports about Hyrcanus in JW 1 [section]68-69 and Ant.
hyrcanus is a Palearctic mosquito species belonging to the Hyrcanus group.
hyrcanus is currently considered the main potential malaria vector in the Camargue, whereas the past periods of high Cx.