Magness, Holy Land, pp. 108-32 (chapter 6).
Ehud Netzer, The Palaces of the Hasmoneans and Herod the Great (Israel Exploration Society, Jerusalem: 2001), pp. 11-39.
Seth Schwartz, “A Note on the Social Type and Political Ideology of the Hasmonean Family,” Journal of Biblical Literature 112 (1993), pp. 305-09.