Herod Antipas


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Herod Antipas

died ?40 ad, tetrarch of Galilee and Peraea (4 bc--40 ad); son of Herod the Great. At the instigation of his wife Herodias, he ordered the execution of John the Baptist

Herod Antipas

presents John the Baptist’s head to Salome. [N.T.: Mark 6:17–28]
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16) For a thorough argument for this claim, see Harold Hoehner, Herod Antipas (London: Cambridge University Press, 1972), 133-6.
Herodias, then, was related to Herod Antipas not just by marriage (affinity) but also by blood (consanguinity).
This reflection is usually understood as meaning: Herod Antipas ("that fox") cannot stop me from pursuing my profession ("practicing healing"), and I shall continue to do so in the days to come--not taking the expression "the third day" literally.
His son Herod Antipas was tetrarch of the Roman provinces of Galilee and Peraea from A.
However, on a more sombre note (especially to his Roman audience) Josephus indicates that John's preaching alarmed Herod Antipas, who feared that John's eloquence would lead some people into sedition ([epsilon] [pi] [iota] [alpha] [pi] [omicron] [sigma] [tau] [alpha] [sigma] [epsilon] [iota] , Ant.
Herod Antipas married his niece Herodias, who had been the wife of his half brother Herod Philip.
According to the eminent theologian, Cardinal Tagle is not a John the Baptist who confronted King Herod Antipas about his adulterous life and paid with his head for it.
Matthew is shunned as a sinner and a traitor because he collects taxes for Herod Antipas and the tetrarch's Roman masters.
Luke alone reports a meeting with Herod (often cited as Herod Antipas, son of Herod the Great).
7:10-22 as the Sayings Texts and also treats the controversies in Mk 10:2-12 and Mt 19:3-12, finishing the section with an essay on John the Baptist and Herod Antipas.
Could anyone believe that a Catholic bishop who posted a letter on the diocese's Web site noting that "the present democratic candidate for President" supports abortion and opposes the very concept of human freedom and comparing him to Herod Antipas, the Roman-era ruler who ordered the beheading of John the Baptist, is doing anything but opposing Barack Obama?
When reading Matthew, keep in mind that Herod Antipas ruled Galilee as a Roman protectorate.