Herodias
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Given Name HERODIAS
GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: ‘Ηρωδιας (Ancient Greek)
Meaning & History
Feminine form of HEROD. This was the name of a member of the Herodian ruling family of Judea, a sister of Herod Agrippa and the wife of Herod Antipas. She appears in the Old Testament, where she contrives to have her husband Antipas imprison and execute John the Baptist.
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MASCULINE FORMS: Herod (Biblical), Herodes (Biblical Latin), Herodes (Biblical Greek), Herodes, Herodion (Ancient Greek)