Salome
(460 words)

(Hebrew šelomṣiyōn, 'Peace of Zion', Aramaic short form šelamṣāh; Σαλώμη/Salṓmē).

[German version]

[1] Sister of Herod [1] the Great, 2nd half, 1st cent. BC

Sister of Herod (Herodes [1]) the Great (c. 57 BC - AD 10). Until his death, she played an important role in factional intrigues at the Herodian court: she plotted against Herod's Hasmonaic wife Mariamme [1] I and their sons Alexander and Aristoboulus [4], likewise against her own husbands Iosephus [1] and Co…

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Wandrey, Irina (Berlin), “Salome”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider. Consulted online on 05 December 2016 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1028520>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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