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Theudas (thyōˈdăs) [key], leader of insurgents mentioned by Gamaliel, and probably to be identified with the Theudas who organized a revolt against the Romans when Fadus was procurator of Judea (A.D. 44–46). He is mentioned in the Acts of the Apostles and Josephus' Jewish Antiquities.

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