26 Ionathes (Jonathan) led the Hasmonean resistance from 161 to 143/2 BCE, and was high priest—the first Hasmonean to hold the office, as Josephus confirms here (cf. Ant. 20.237-38; contrast Ant. 12.414, 419, 434)—from about 152. See 1 Macc 9:28-12:53; War 1.48-9; Ant. 13.1-200.