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Herodias

(hērō`dēəs): 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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Herodias

lived for nineteen centuries as punishment for her crime against John the Baptist. [Fr. Lit.: Eugène Sue The Wandering Jew]

Herodias

spitefully effects decapitation of John the Baptist. [N.T.: Mark 6:19–26]

Herodias

condemned to wander the world for centuries for her part in the execution of John the Baptist. [Fr. Lit.: Eugene Sue The Wandering Jew]
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Herodias

?14 bc--?40 ad, niece and wife of Herod Antipas and mother of Salome, whom she persuaded to ask for the head of John the Baptist. Her ambition led to the banishment of her husband
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Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias).-- Though evidence of nesting is lacking, foraging birds are seen regularly along muddy banks of the channel and especially at Roxanna Pond.
The evangelist presents John the innocent, Herod the slightly tarnished and the guilty Herodias, the evil, manipulating woman.
Key words: Actinemys marmorata, Ardea herodias, choking, Great Blue Heron, Oregon, predation, Western Pond Turtle
Quaternary Biogeography of Birds of Northwestern Mexico.--While the numerous fossil eggshell fragments from Terapa remain unidentified, fossil bones from juvenile birds provide evidence that the following species nested at of very near Terapa in the late Pleistocene--Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps, Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias, White-faced Ibis Plegadis cf.
3 g), and largest prey were great blue herons (Ardea herodias; mean body mass = 2,390 g).
budgerigar (Melopsittacus undulatus), (15) teratoma in a great blue heron (Ardea herodias), (16) and a single case report of cystadenoma in an African grey parrot, (9) in which the exact origin of the neoplasia could not be determined.
Other volumes will treat Herodias, King Saul, Joseph, John the Baptist, and the like.
When Herodias IX attempted to roast a surviving mammoth he inadvertently immolated a gate which had hitherto been keeping out a marauding Visigoth.
18, Aloysius Cardinal Ambrozic, Archbishop of Toronto chose for his text the beheading of John the Baptist for refusing to accept Herodias as the lawful wedded wife of King Herod.
She performs all five of the remaining roles--Salome, Herod, Herodias, soldier-guard Narraboth and Narraboth's little soldier colleague.
Dans les romans modernes le style impose son ordre et son harmonie, sauvant ainsi de la decadence reelle un monde abhorre mais fixe dans le cadre impeccable de la representation litteraire par une prose qui metamorphose la banalite grace a des mythes antiques, a une facon de voir et a des modeles de mise en scene que l'on trouve par ailleurs dans Salammbo, La Tentation de saint Antoine, Herodias. Ainsi la betise d'Emma est "empreinte d'une energie primitive" et par sa curiosite sensuelle elle "appartient a la Barbarie antique" (138).