[huh-roh-dee-uh s] /həˈroʊ di əs/
the second wife of Herod Antipas and the mother of Salome: she told Salome to ask Herod for the head of John the Baptist.
?14 bc–?40 ad, niece and wife of Herod Antipas and mother of Salome, whom she persuaded to ask for the head of John the Baptist. Her ambition led to the banishment of her husband
(Matt. 14:3-11; Mark 6:17-28; Luke 3:19), the daughter of Aristobulus and Bernice. While residing at Rome with her husband Herod Philip I. and her daughter, Herod Antipas fell in with her during one of his journeys to that city. She consented to leave her husband and become his wife. Some time after, Herod met John the Baptist, who boldly declared the marriage to be unlawful. For this he was “cast into prison,” in the castle probably of Machaerus (q.v.), and was there subsequently beheaded.
a Christian at Rome whom Paul salutes and calls his “kinsman” (Rom. 16:11).
[huh-rod-uh-tuh s] /həˈrɒd ə təs/ noun 1. 484?–425? b.c, Greek historian. /hɪˈrɒdətəs/ noun 1. called the Father of History. ?485–?425 bc, Greek historian, famous for his History dealing with the causes and events of the wars between the Greeks and the Persians (490–479) Herodotus [(hi-rod-uh-tuhs)] An ancient Greek historian, often called the father of history. […]
- Herod philip i.
(Mark 6:17), the son of Herod the Great by Mariamne, the daughter of Simon, the high priest. He is distinguished from another Philip called “the tetrarch.” He lived at Rome as a private person with his wife Herodias and his daughter Salome.
- Herod philip ii.
the son of Herod the Great and Cleopatra of Jerusalem. He was “tetrarch” of Batanea, Iturea, Trachonitis, and Auranitis. He rebuilt the city of Caesarea Philippi, calling it by his own name to distinguish it from the Caesarea on the sea-coast which was the seat of the Roman government. He married Salome, the daughter of […]