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Herodias


Hero’dias, daughter of Aristobulus, one of the sons of Mariamne and Herod the Great, and consequently sister of Agrippa I. She first married Herod Philip I; then she eloped from him to marry Herod Antipas, her step-uncle. The head of John the Baptist was granted at the request of Herodias. Matt. 14:8-11; Mark 6:24-28. (a.d. 29.) She accompanied Antipas into exile to Lugdunum.