Phasael

(fl. 1st cent BCE)
   Judean prince, son of Antipater II and brother of Herod the Great. He was ap pointed governor of Jerusalem by Antipater when Herod became governor of Galilee. Accompanied by Hyrcanus II, Phasael went to negotiate peace in the Parthian camp, but was imprisoned by the Parthians. According to tradition, he committed suicide. Herod called one of the towers on the wall of Jerusalem after him.

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