Mariamme(392 words)

[German version]

[1] Granddaughter of Aristobulus II. and Iohannes Hyrcanus II.

(Hebrew Mirjam; the form Mariamne in Fr. Hebbel's drama is a corruption from later MSS). Granddaughter of Aristobulus [2] II. and Iohannes Hyrcanus [3] II. Born c. 53/52 BC, M. was a celebrated beauty. Married to Herod ( Herodes [1]) the Great, she became involved in the intrigues and conflicts between Hasmoneans and Herodeans. In 29 Herod had her executed on susp…

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Bringmann, Klaus (Frankfurt/Main); Wandrey, Irina (Berlin); Leisten, Thomas (Princeton). "Mariamme." Brill’s New Pauly. Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider. Brill Online, 2015. Reference. 19 April 2015 <http://referenceworks.brillonline.com/entries/brill-s-new-pauly/mariamme-e723620>
First appeared online: 2006
First Print Edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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