[muh-thahy-uh s] /məˈθaɪ əs/

a disciple chosen to take the place of Judas Iscariot as one of the apostles. Acts 1:23–26.
1557–1619, king of Hungary 1608–18; king of Bohemia 1611–17; emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1612–19 (son of Maximilian II).
Also, Matthyas. a male given name, form of .
1557–1619, Holy Roman Emperor (1612–19); king of Hungary (1608–18) and Bohemia (1611–17)
(New Testament) Saint Matthias, the disciple chosen by lot to replace Judas as one of the 12 apostles (Acts 1:15–26). Feast day: May 14 or Aug 9

masc. proper name, from Late Latin Matthias, from Greek Matthaios (see Matthew).

gift of God. Acts 1:23.


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