(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 […]
[heer-oh] /ˈhɪər oʊ/ noun, plural heroes; for 5 also heros. 1. a man of distinguished courage or ability, admired for his brave deeds and noble qualities. 2. a person who, in the opinion of others, has heroic qualities or has performed a heroic act and is regarded as a model or ideal: He was a […]
[hi-roh-ik] /hɪˈroʊ ɪk/ adjective 1. Also, heroical. of, relating to, or characteristic of a hero or heroine. 2. suitable to the character of a hero in size or concept; daring; noble: a heroic ambition. 3. having or displaying the character or attributes of a hero; extraordinarily bold, altruistic, determined, etc.: a heroic explorer. 4. having […]
noun 1. one of the five periods in human history, when, according to Hesiod, gods and demigods performed heroic and glorious deeds. 2. any period in the history of a nation, especially in ancient Greece and Rome, when great heroes of legend lived: Achilles, Agamemnon, and others of Greece’s heroic age. noun 1. the period […]