Woman: Hannah, daughter of Mattathias
Zodiac sign: Sagittarius
Sources: I Maccabees; Eisenstein, Otzar HaMidrashim, vol. 1, p. 19
I Maccabees recounts how Mattathias instigated a rebellion against the Greeks out of zealotry against Jewish idolatry. Midrashim tell how Mattathias’ daughter Hannah goaded her father and brothers into fighting the Greeks to protect her from being raped by the local governor.
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