(fl. 2nd cent BCE)
   Judean high priest. He served as high priest during the Maccabean revolt (162-159 BCE). Appointed by the Syrian king Demetrius I to succeed Menelaus after the victories of Judah Maccabee, he favoured Hellenism.

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  • Alcimus — (from Greek Alkimos (polytonic|Ἄλκιμος), valiant or Hebrew Elyaqum , God will rise ), also called Jacimus, or Joachim (polytonic|Ἰάκειμος), was a High Priest of Israel for three years, 162 BC 159 BC, who espoused the Syrian cause. [The record of… …   Wikipedia

  • Alcimus — • High priest, the leader of the hellenizing party in the time of Judas Machabeus Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Alcimus     Alcimus      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • ALCIMUS — (Hellenized form of the Hebrew name Jakim or Eliakim), high priest 162–160 (or 159) B.C.E. Alcimus was a member of a high priestly family and was the nephew of yose b. joezer of Zeredah. When Demetrius I Soter ascended the Seleucid throne,… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Alcĭmus — Alcĭmus, 1) so v.w. Alkimos; 2) Ecdicius Avitus A., Verwandter des Kaisers Avitus, seit 490 Erzbischof von Vienne, trug zur Bekehrung des Frankenkönigs Chlodowig bei, hielt die Concilien zu Epaum u. Paris 525 …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • ALCIMUS — I. ALCIMUS Iudaeus transfuga, et proditor, a Demetrio, seu Lysia summus Iudaeorum Pontifex constitutus, quamvis de sacerdotum genere non erat. 1 Machab. c. 7. v. 9. et 2 Machab. c. 14. v. 3. Vide Ioseph. Iud. Antiq. l. 12. c. 17. Salian. Torniel …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Alcimus (disambiguation) — Alcimus can refer to a number of people from classical history:*Alcimus (rhetorician), a Greek rhetorician of the 3rd century BC *Alcimus, a high priest in Jerusalem in the 2nd century BC *Alcimus Alethius, a 4th century Latin poet *Avitus of… …   Wikipedia

  • Alcimus Ecdicius Avitus — (* um 460; † 5. Februar 518 in Vienne) war ein spätantiker Bischof. Er war mit Sidonius Apollinaris († 479) verwandt und dadurch auch ein Verwandter des weströmischen Kaisers Avitus († 457). Alcimus Ecdicius Avitus entstammte einer angesehenen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • ALCIMUS Avitus — Archiepiscopus Viennensis, circa A. C. 500. Refutationes Arianorum, Nestorianorum, Eutychetis et Pelagii; item Epistolar. libros 9. Homilias, et poemata scripsit, ex quibus sex libelli, praecipuas Geneseos et Exodi historias explicantes,… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Alcimus Alethius — For other uses, see Alcimus (disambiguation). Alcimus (Avitus) Alethius was the writer of seven short poems in the Latin Anthology.cite encyclopedia | last = Smith | first = William | authorlink = William Smith (lexicographer) | title = Alcimus… …   Wikipedia

  • Alcimus (rhetorician) — For other uses, see Alcimus (disambiguation). Alcimus (Gr. polytonic|Ἄλκιμος) was a Greek rhetorician who flourished around 300 BC.cite encyclopedia | last = Schmitz | first = Leonhard | authorlink = | title = Alcimus (2) | editor = William Smith …   Wikipedia

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