Herod of Chalcis

(d. 48)
   King of Chalcis (41-8), son of Aristobulus and grandson of Herod the Great and Mariamne. He was granted the kingdom of Chalcis in 41. After the death of Herod Agrippa I in 44, he was given charge of the Temple adminis-tration and treasury and invested with the ability to appoint high priests.

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  • Herod of Chalcis — (d. 48 AD), was a son of Aristobulus IV, and the grandson of Herod the Great, Roman client king of Judaea. He was the brother of Herod Agrippa I and Herodias. He was vested the rulership of Chalkis, a kingdom north of Judaea, as tetrarch. After… …   Wikipedia

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  • HEROD II — (d. 48 C.E.), grandson of herod the Great and Mariamne the Hasmonean; son of Aristobulus and brother of agrippa i ; king of Chalcis 41–48 C.E. The emperor Claudius granted Herod the kingdom of chalcis in the Lebanon in 41 C.E. In 45 C.E. he and… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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  • Herod Agrippa II — ▪ king of Chalcis born AD 27 died c. 93       king of Chalcis in southern Lebanon from AD 50 and tetrarch of Batanaea and Trachonitis in south Syria from AD 53, who unsuccessfully mediated with the rebels in the Jewish Revolt of AD 66–70. He was… …   Universalium

  • Aristobulus of Chalcis — was a son of Herod of Chalcis and his first wife Mariamne, hence a great grandson of Herod the Great. In 55 AD, he was appointed by Nero as King of Armenia Minor, and participated with his forces in the Roman Parthian War of 58–63, where he… …   Wikipedia

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  • COINS AND CURRENCY — Jewish and Non Jewish Coins in Ancient Palestine THE PRE MONETARY PERIOD Means of payment are mentioned in the Bible on various occasions; the relevant passages in their chronological order reflect the development of these means from stage to… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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