- (fl. 1st cent BCE-1st cent CE)High priest, son of Boethus. He was a brother of Herod's wife, Mariamne, and of Eleazar, who also served as high priest. He played a role in pacifying the people when they resisted the attempts of Quirinius (governor of Syria) to conduct a census in Judea.
Dictionary of Jewish Biography. Dan Cohn-Sherbok.
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