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Athaliah

(ăth'əlī`ə). 1 The only queen to occupy the throne of Judah, daughter of AhabAhab
, d. c.853 B.C., king of Israel (c.874–c.853 B.C.), son and successor of Omri (1.) Ahab was one of the greatest kings of the northern kingdom. He consolidated the good foreign relations his father had fostered, and Israel was at peace during much of his reign.
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 of Israel, wife of JehoramJehoram
or Joram
, in the Bible. 1 Son of Ahab, king of Israel (c.852–841 B.C.), brother and successor of Ahaziah (1.) He enlisted the support of Jehoshaphat of Judah to put down a revolt in Moab.
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 2 of Judah, and mother of AhaziahAhaziah
, in the Bible. 1 King of Israel, son of Ahab. He was a worthy successor of his father only in that he followed Ahab's religious views. He was succeeded by his brother Jehoram (1.) 2 King of Judah, son of Jehoram (2) and Athaliah (1.
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 (2) of Judah, whom she succeeded. She had the males of the royal family murdered, but her stepdaughter Jehosheba hid away a baby son of Ahaziah. Some years later, Jehosheba and her husband JehoiadaJehoiada
, in the Bible. 1 High priest. He married Jehosheba, a princess of Judah, and together they saved the infant Jehoash. They led the conspiracy against Athaliah that put Jehoash on the throne (see Jehoash (2)). Jehoiada was buried with the kings of Judah.
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 (1) effected a coup in favor of this baby, JehoashJehoash
or Joash
, in the Bible. 1 King of Israel, son and successor of Jehoahaz. He was generally successful in a war with Damascus, and he conquered Amaziah of Judah. He was succeeded by his son Jeroboam II. 2 King of Judah, son of Ahaziah (2.
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 (2.) Athaliah they killed. These events are the subject of Racine's Athalie. 2 Benjamite. 3 Father of one who returned with Ezra.

Athaliah

steals throne by killing all royal line. [O.T.: II Kings 11:1]
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John Beard's appearances in opera for Handel included: Esther (1732 & 1735); Pastor Fido (1734); Ariodante (1735); Debora (1735); Athalia (1735); Alcina (1735); The Royal Chase (1736); The Fear of Alexander (1736); Perseus and Andromeda (1736); Atalanta (1736); Pirus (1736); Aminius (1737); Justin (1737); Il trionfo del tempo e della verite (1737); Berenice (1737).
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