Mariamne


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Mariamne

(mārēăm`nē). 1 Second of Herod the Great's 10 wives. She was a descendant of the Maccabees. Herod loved her greatly, but he had her murdered after she was falsely accused by her sister Salome. 2 Another wife of Herod. She was renowned for her beauty. Herod divorced her because she took part in a plot against him.
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This is how the house of Herod is emptied of rivals, real or imagined: First his wife Mariamne's brother, next Herod's own brother, then his wife's grandfather, then Mariamne herself.
15) In summary, Herodias was the daughter of Aristobulus IV, making her Herod's granddaughter by way of his second wife, Mariamne the Hasmonaean.
A few years before Jesus' birth, Herod, afraid of being overthrown by a usurper, executed many of his close family members, including his wife, Mariamne, and his sons by her.
There was a period when botany was terribly important and we had a couple of very good examples in Wales like Theresa Anne Llewelleyn of Penllergaer and Mariamne Johnes of Hafod, both of whom were girls who were very serious about their botanising.
Names were carved on six of the ten ossuaries and have been read as: Jesus son of Joseph, Maria, Mariamne kai Mara, Jose, Judah son of Jesus, and Matthew.
10) However, where Brunvand may be more family friendly, Mariamne Whatley and Elissa Henken delve into the more explicit side of sexual urban legends (including variations of the famous "peanut butter" story that I heard twenty years ago in high school) to illustrate the real world consequences of this misinformation.
Siffrid, by Elizabeth Hervey, specifically contrasts the two qualities: "Lady Mariamne, laying aside her usual forbidding haughtiness, was all condescension" (71).
Herodias had been married already to Antipas' brother, Philip (27 BC-AD 34), who, being the son of Herod the Great by Mariamne daughter of Simon, likewise was her half-uncle.
At this stage of his career Voltaire had accumulated some cultural capital, albeit of an ambiguous nature; his first tragedy Oedipe had been a triumph in 1718, and La Ligue (soon to be called La Henriade) enjoyed immediate success after its initial publication in 1724, yet he had gained "a somewhat dangerous reputation as a poet of unusual talent" in the Regency, (50) and his plays Artemire and Mariamne were failures.
Although international studies on sex education generally sideline visual analysis, some academics, particularly Mariamne H.
A third hints that the Yeshua person was married to another occupant of the tomb, a woman named Mariamne, whom Mr.
48) Note to "Herod's Lament for Mariamne," in Hebrew Melodies in The Works of Lord Byron, p.