- Preferred Label
- Simon Maccabaeus (en), Simon (fr), Simón Macabeo (es), Simone Maccabeo (it), Simon (de), Σίμων ο Θασσί (el)Additional labels
- Alternate Label
- Simon Thassi (en)
- Simon Thassi was the second son of Mattathias and thus a member of the Hasmonean family. The name "Thassi" has a connotation
of "the Wise". Simon took a prominent part in the Jewish revolt against the Seleucid Empire led by his brothers, Judas Maccabaeus
and Jonathan Apphus. He was the first Prince of the Hasmonean Dynasty.