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Phasael
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(Φασάηλος; Phasáēlos).

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[1] Eldest son of Antipater [4] and Cyprus

Eldest son of Antipater [4] and Cyprus, born in c. 77 BC probably in Marissa (Idumaea; Jos. Bl.  1,8,9; Jos. Ant. lud. 14,7,3). In 47 BC, P. was appointed governor  (στρατηγός/stratēgós) of Jerusalem and the surrounding area by Antipater (ἐπίτροπος/epítropos of Judaea under the high priest and ethnarchos Hyrcanus [3] II), while his brother Herod [1] took on the same office in Galilee (Jos. …

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Wandrey, Irina (Berlin), “Phasael”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 17 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e918770>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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