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Agrippa

(əgrĭp`ə), in Palestinian history: 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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Agrippa

Marcus Vipsanius ('m@:k&s vIp'seInI&s). 63--12 bc, Roman general: chief adviser and later son-in-law of Augustus
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JAMES THE GREATER The first Apostle to become a martyr, James preached in Spain before returning to Jerusalem, where he was arrested by Herod Agrippa and beheaded.
The Agrippa Pillow Fire Alarm is a battery powered, wire-free unit with a pad attachment that simply goes under a pillow.
Cornelius Agrippa, for instance, relates a story about female sorcerers who can turn men into beasts of burden for as long as they need to do their work.
Over all of these names but one Browning exercised control--that is, he chose to quote Marot and Agrippa and to call his addressee 'Pauline,' but he had little control over the publisher's name.
Nash (history, UCLA), and Hodges examine the complex evolution of decisions made on slavery and freedom following the American Revolution from the perspective of the intertwined lives of three very different individuals: author of the Declaration of Independence and the country's third president Thomas Jefferson, Polish nobleman and prominent figure in the Revolution Tadeusz Kosciuszko, and freeborn black Continental Army soldier and Kosciuszko orderly Agrippa Hull.
Josephus's works include more than 300 letters; embedded letters feature prominently in the Herod narratives (War 1 and Antiquities 15-17) and the Life, where Josephus cites 62 letters from Agrippa II to assert the truth of his report of the war between Rome and the Jews.
He includes fantastic elements like talking animals and a formidable half eagle-half man named Agrippa, but Lee's fears and frustrations are realistic and relatable.
An art book wrapped in a shroud of cheesecloth and placed in a clam-shelled slate-grey case, deliberately distressed, seemingly time-scarred and battered, Agrippa (a book of the dead) (1992) evokes a disinterred coffin.
One such person is Marcus Maenius Agrippa, a host to Hadrian, participant in a British expedition and commander of the regiment based at Maryport.
Josephus writes in his histories that work on the Temple Mount was completed by King Agrippa II, a great-grandson of Herod.
Last, and most important, should be Doctor Faustus, a play problematic for its skepticism (very possibly indebted to Cornelius Agrippa, Of the Vanitie and Vncertaintie of Artes and Sciences [London, 1575]), demonology (indebted to Agrippa's Of Occult Philosophy, including the spurious fourth book), and background of contemporary debates about double predestination.
Arriving home from a party, dad Agrippa Mpofu, 34, discovered 11-month-old Themba Bevin dead in his mother's arms at their flat in George Stephenson Way, North Shields.