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Re: The King is Dead; Julius or Janneus?? *LINK*

Hi Charles,

King Agrippa II has been referred to as Julius Agrippa, yet in the Mishna he is referred to as King Jannai, which seems to be a reference to Janneus.

Has anyone compared the meanings of Julius and Janneus? I know that Ju/Ja and Yu/Ya can be synonomous, as Yuya can also be spelled Yaya or Yuyu.

If they have the same meaning it will really close the gap between Hasmoneans and Flavians.

Peace,

Yuya Joe

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Julius ~ Janneus