Scripts ‘Ηρωιδιας, ‘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 New Testament, where she contrives to have her husband Antipas imprison and execute John the Baptist.