Archelaus


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Archelaus

(är'kēlā`əs): see HerodHerod,
dynasty reigning in Palestine at the time of Jesus. As a dynasty the Herods depended largely on the power of Rome. They are usually blamed for the state of virtual anarchy in Palestine at the beginning of the Christian era.

Antipater (fl. c.65 B.C.
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Then another cart came by at the same pace, but the occupant of the throne was not old like the others, but a man stalwart and robust, and of a forbidding countenance, who as he came up said in a voice far hoarser and more devilish, "I am the enchanter Archelaus, the mortal enemy of Amadis of Gaul and all his kindred," and then passed on.
Decamnichus also was the chief cause of the conspiracy against Archelaus, for he urged others on: the occasion of his resentment was his having delivered him to Euripides the poet to be scourged; for Euripides was greatly offended with him for having said something of the foulness of his breath.
Exactly the same gag," Beard tells us, is attributed by Plutarch to Archelaus, a Macedonian king in the fifth century BCE.
At the same time also, did Antipas, another of Herod's sons, sail to Rome, in order to gain the government; being buoyed up by Salome with promises that he should take that government; and that he was a much more honest and fit man than Archelaus for that authority, since Herod had, in his former will, deemed him the worthiest to be made king; which ought to be esteemed more valid than his latter will.
Martin disagreed, arguing that this would mean that Herod Archelaus would have waited six months, until after the following Passover, before going to Rome and asking Caesar Augustus to confirm him as the next king.
7) It may, in fact, be Arkless - evidently the vernacular pronunciation of Archelaus - who features in a pair of anecdotes given by Williams in 1915, but referring to activity during the previous century.
1, this passage from the play was quoted endlessly by the people of Abdera after a particularly brilliant enactment of it by the famous tragic actor, Archelaus, just after the accession of Lysimachus in 322 BC.
The original plan was evidently to return to Judaea, but since Herod's son Archelaus was ruling there, there's a change of plan.
The Shape of the Earth in Archelaus, Democritus and Leucippus'.
Frontiers of faith; the Christian encounter with Manichaeism in the Acts of Archelaus.
When we got to Israel, Joseph heard that Herod's cruel son Archelaus ruled the land around Bethlehem.