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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Herod Antipas Died c. A.D. 40. Ruler of Judea and tetrarch in Galilee (4 B.C.-A.D. 40). His marriage to his niece Herodias was denounced by John the Baptist, who was beheaded at the urging of Salome, the daughter of Herodias. It was to Herod Antipas that Pontius Pilate sent Jesus for judgment.


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  • Dr. McGrath, what is the historically accepted date for the death of John the Baptist at the hands of Herod Antipas?

    Mythicism and John the Baptist

  • Yet JtB was long dead by the time Jesus is crucified in the gospels, which you consider biographies, and at the hand of Herod Antipas.

    Mythicism and John the Baptist

  • Later, however, according to Josephus, a visit to her house by another uncle — Herod Antipas, son of Cleopatra of Jerusalem — made her abandon her husband in order to marry his brother (Ant. 18: 110).

    Herodian Women.

  • It is thus surmised that she must be the young maiden who, according to the New Testament, danced before Herod Antipas on his birthday and won his favor, securing the execution of John the Baptist (Mark 6: 21 – 28; Matthew 14: 6 – 11).

    Herodian Women.

  • It is commonly accepted by biblical scholars that upon being warned about a plot by Herod Antipas to kill him, Jesus called Herod "that fox" (Luke 13: 32).

    Jim Wallis: Counting the Cost of Good and Bad Debt

  • This morning we left Tiberias, a city founded by Herod Antipas in A.D.

    Picturing the Holy Land

  • Stamped with Herod Antipas on one side and Pontius Pilate on the other.

    Gold of Kings

  • After a thorough beating in Pilate's fortress, he is transported in fetters to the palace of Herod Antipas.

    Evan Eisenberg: Mary Christ (Part 6)

  • But again, as has often been pointed out, Jesus doesn't go and appear to the High Priest or to Pontius Pilate or Herod Antipas, he appears to Mary Magdalene, he appears to Simon, he appears to the disciples on the road to Emmaus.

    An address given by the Archbishop

  • His land had been seized by the agents of Herod Antipas.

    Evan Eisenberg: Mary Christ (Part 2)


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