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Headword: *zhlwtai/
Adler number: zeta,66
Translated headword: Zealots
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the guardians of the law among Jews.[1]
"After shutting the Zealots of Anan[2] in the sanctuary and placing a guard over them, he[3] took his seat nearby."[4]
Greek Original:
*zhlwtai/: para\ *)ioudai/ois oi( tou= no/mou fu/lakes. *)/ananos a)poklei/sas tou\s *zhlwta\s ei)s to\ i(ero\n kai\ froura\n au)toi=s e)pisth/sas pareka/qhto.
A Jewish political group of the first century CE; specifically, one of the factions which controlled Jerusalem during the revolt against Rome (66-70). See Martin Goodman in OCD(4) s.v. (p.1584).
[1] Likewise in ps.-Zonaras.
[2] Anan b. Anan, high priest.
[3] Presumably John of Giscala; see Josephus, Jewish War 4.9.11 (web address 1) and the Jewish Encyclopedia at web address 2.
[4] Quotation (already at alpha 1975) unidentifiable.
Associated internet addresses:
Web address 1,
Web address 2
Keywords: biography; definition; geography; historiography; history; law; religion
Translated by: Ross Scaife ✝ on 16 November 2003@22:08:45.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 17 November 2003@03:09:13.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 21 March 2011@03:54:19.
David Whitehead on 29 November 2012@06:21:09.
David Whitehead (expanded notes) on 25 March 2016@04:20:55.
Catharine Roth (added a link) on 27 December 2016@14:00:56.
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation following a suggestion from Brady Kiesling) on 28 December 2016@01:03:57.


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