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Synonyms for Herod

king of Judea who (according to the New Testament) tried to kill Jesus by ordering the death of all children under age two in Bethlehem (73-4 BC)

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The gospels allege that Antipas's wife and stepdaughter, Herodias and Salome, (3) respectively, influenced Antipas to overcome his reluctance to kill the prophesizing prisoner.
Herod Antipas (20 BC-AD 39), the son of Herod the Great (74-4 BC) by the Samaritan Malthace, was the tetrarch of Galilee.
They approach him, on one occasion, to warn him that Herod Antipas wants to put him to death, and they advise him to go into hiding at once in order to avoid being arrested.
M2 EQUITYBITES-June 6, 2012-AECOM names Lynn Antipas Tyson as SVP of investor relations(C)2012 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
Parish members rushed the priest to the Antipas Medical Specialist facility where he was declared dead on arrival, a police report said.
Jesus, segun los Evangelios, nacio en Belen, cuando Palestina formaba parte del Imperio Romano, gobernada por Herodes <<el Grande>>; a su muerte, el reino se dividio entre sus hijos Arquelao, Antipas y Filipo.
En teatro infinidad de creaciones suyas quedaron entre las paginas de las mejores actuaciones de las decadas de los ochenta y noventa: Contradanza dirigida por Xavier Rojas donde interpretaba a Isabel de Inglaterra con un desnudo impactante; La noche de las tribadas de Per Olov Enquist donde encarno sublime el papel de August Strindberg, El retablo de Eldorado de Jose Sanchis Sinisterra al lado de Alejandro Aura y Ana Ofelia Murguia; Salome de Oscar Wilde dirigido por Marta Verduzco en que creaba soberbio a Herodes Antipas, en Arte bajo la direccion de Mario Espinoza creo una notable actuacion .
Herod the Great was the father of Herod Antipas, the ruler from the New Testament's account of the lives of Jesus and John the Baptist.
ELAINE BURKE sends out her first runner after being granted a training licence yesterday when Antipas runs in the seller at Catterick this evening, writes Graham Green.
La tension entre ambos se debia a que Antipas habia hecho degollar a Juan el Bautista, por considerarlo su enemigo.
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?
Antipas Mbusa Nyamwisi, the Congolese foreign minister, repeated the charge to the Reuters news agency.
YAs would have to have a strong interest in the period of this novel to persevere: the convoluted maneuvering of evil rulers like Herod Antipas and his lover, Salome's mother, are detailed and nasty.
the exact years of both Christ's birth and Herod's death are up for debate--his kingdom was divided among three of his sons, including Herod Antipas, who is mentioned in the Gospel of Luke's account of Jesus' trial.
When reading Matthew, keep in mind that Herod Antipas ruled Galilee as a Roman protectorate.