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  • 3 1 [32]), the family is more correctly designated by the name of Hasmonaeans or Asmoneans (q.v.).
  • There Menelaus, the fomenter of war with the Asmoneans, was put to death by Lysias in 164 B.
  • One by one the descendants of the Asmoneans were removed.
  • Judas and the Asmoneans were usurpers, who owed their title to Lysias.
  • Of the Temple, on the site of the citadel of the Asmoneans, and constructed a magnificent palace for himself on the western hill, defended by three great towers, which he named Mariamne, Hippicus and Phasaelus.

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