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Barcochebah

or Barchocebas (Shimeon). A fanatical leader of the Jews who headed a revolt of the Jews against the Romans A.D. 132, took Jerusalem in 132, and was slain by Julius Severus in an assault of Bethel, A.D. 135. (Didot: Nouvelle Biographie Universelle.)

“Shared the fall of the Antichrist Barcochebah.” —Professor Seeley: Ecce Homo.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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