Herodias

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Born: 15 AD
Died: 39 AD, at 24 years of age.

Nationality: Roman
Categories: Socialite


15 BC - Herodias was born.

         - Angered by John the Baptist's rebuke of her marriage to Herod Antipas, persuaded Salome to demand from Herod Antipas the head of John the Baptist

         - Urged Herod Antipas to return to Rome to seek title of king, leading to Caligula's dismissal of Herod Antipas from tetrarchy.

1 AD - 2AD - She married her uncle, Herod II, also called Herod Boethus, son of Herod the Great and Mariamne II, daughter of the high priest Simon Boethus.

23 AD -  She divorced her husband and married another uncle, Herod Antipas, tetrarch of Galilee and Peraea.

37 AD - Herodias' brother Herod Agrippa was made king over the territories of Batanaea and Trachonitis and the tetrarchy of the late Lysanias.

39 AD - They embarked for Italy.

          - Herodias died.
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