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  Antipater the Idumaean - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Antipater the Idumaean, also known as Antipas, as were his father and his grandson Herod Antipas, was the founder of the Herodian dynasty and father of Herod the Great.
Antipater came from Idumaea, the then-current name for the land of Edom of the Hebrew Bible, which lay southeast of Judea, between the Dead Sea and the Gulf of Aqaba.
Antipater insinuated himself into the party of Hyrcanus II in his contest for power with his brother Aristobulus; both were Hasmonean princes.
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  Antipater the Idumaean - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Antipater was also known as Antipas, as was his father.
Antipater laid the foundation for Herod's ascension to the throne of Judea through his activities in the Hasmonean court.
The diplomacy and artful politics of Antipater, as well as his insinuation into the Hasmonean court, paved the way for the rise of his son, the future Herod, the Great, who used this position to marry the Hasmonean princess Mariamne, endear himself to Rome, and usurp the Judean throne, to become King of the Jews.
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The diplomacy and artful politics of Antipater, as well as his insinuation into the Hasmonean court, paved the way for the rise of his son Herod the Great, who used this position to marry the Hasmonean princess Mariamne, endear himself to Rome, and usurp the Judean throne, to become king of Judea under Roman influence.
Antipater was married to Cypros, a Nabataean noblewoman.
Antipater laid the foundation for Herod's ascension to the throne of Judea partly through his activities in the court of the Hasmoneans, the heirs of the Maccabees, who were the hereditary leaders of the Jews, and partly by currying favor with the Romans, who made him the first Roman procurator of Judea.
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Antipater the Idumaean, also known as Antipas, as was his father and his grandson Herod Antipas, was the founder of the Herodean dynasty and father of Herod the Great.
Antipater was married to Cypros, a Nabataean noblewoman.
Antipater laid the foundation for Herod's ascension to the throne of Judea partly through his activities in the court of the Hasmoneans, the heirs of the Maccabees, who were the hereditary leaders of the Jews, and partly by currying favor with the Romans, who made him the first Roman procurator of Judea.
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 Antipater Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Utterly defeated the Spartans went to Antipater to plead for peace; the latter's answer was to treat the peace terms directly with the league of Corinth, but the Spartan emissaries preferred to treat directly with Alexander, who imposed on Sparta's allies a penalty of 120 talents and the entrance of Sparta in the league.
Antipater was disliked for supporting oligarchs and tyrants in Greece, but he also worked with the league of Corinth built by Philip.
Antipater and Craterus accordingly conclude peace with the Aetolians and went to war against Perdiccas, allying themselves with Ptolemy, the satrap of Egypt.
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 Antipater the Idumaean . Jew . Dead Sea . Jerusalem . Edom . Galilee . Hasmonean   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Antipater, the Idumean, was the father of Herod, the Great.
Antipater was also known as Antipas, as was his father.
Although some list Antipater as descending from the Jewish remnant that returned from the Babylonian captivity of Judah Babylonian Captivity, it is more likely he was a an Edomite.
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 Antipater - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation Antipater   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Antipater faced revolts in Athens, Aetolia, and Thessaly that made up the Lamian War, in which the Greeks attempted to regain their indpendence.
Antipater and Craterus were engaged in a war against the Aetolians when he received the news from Antigonus in Asia Minor that Perdiccas contemplated making himself outright ruler of the empire.
Antipater and Craterus accordingly went to war against Perdiccas, allying themselves with Ptolemy, the satrap of Egypt.
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 CONK! Encyclopedia: Herod_the_Great   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
The Idumaeans, successors to the Edomites of the Hebrew Bible, settled in Idumea, formerly known as Edom, in southern Judea.
For he was the second son of Antipater the Idumaean, founder of the Herodian dynasty, and his wife Cypros, a princess from Petra in Nabatea (now part of Jordan).
Antipater the Idumaean --- Cypros, Arab princess
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 Antipater the Idumaean -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Antipater, the Idumean, was the father of (King of Judea who (according to the New Testament) tried to kill Jesus by ordering the death of all children under age two in Bethlehem (73-4 BC)) Herod, the Great.
Antipater was friendly with (Click link for more info and facts about Hyrcanus) Hyrcanus and had enmity with his brother (Click link for more info and facts about Aristobulus) Aristobulus; both were Hasmonean princes.
Antipater eventually made his son, Phasael, governor of Jerusalem, and Herod became governor of (An area of northern Israel; formerly the northern part of Palestine and the ancient kingdom of Israel; the scene of Jesus's ministry) Galilee.
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Idumaean founder of the Herodian dynasty in Palestine.
Antipater gained power in Judaea by making himself useful to the Romans.
In return for Antipater's support, Caesar appointed him procurator of Judaea in 47 BC.
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 Herod the Great - OnlineEncyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
He is probably best known from the New Testament report of his ordering the execution of children in [[Bethlehem]] around the time of the birth of Jesus to avert the prophecy of a Messiah-King being born there.
The family rubbed shoulders with the greats in Rome, such as Pompey, Cassius, and in 47 BCE his father was appointed governor over Judea, who then appointed his son governor of Galilee at the age of 25.
As he was already married, he then banished his first wife Doris and her 3 year old son, also named Antipater, and married Mariamne.
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 CONK! Encyclopedia: Edom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
The Hasmonean official Antipater the Idumaean was of Edomite origin.
Immediately before the siege of Jerusalem by Titus 20,000 Idumaeans, under the leadership of John, Simeon, Phinehas, and Jacob, appeared before Jerusalem to fight in behalf of the Zealots who were besieged in the Temple (Josephus, "B. J." iv.
After the Jewish Wars the Idumaeans ceased to be a separate people, though the geographical name "Idumea" still existed at the time of St.
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 Herod
Antipater, the father of Herod, had helped the Romans in the Orient, and the favour of Rome brought the Herodian family into great prominence and power.
This same Antipater, who in cruelty was a true son of Herod, and who had caused the death of so many was himself accused and convicted of having prepared poison for his father, and put to death (Jos., "Bel.
The last joy of the dying king was afforded by the letter from Rome authorizing him to kill his son; five days later, like another Antiochus under a curse, he died.
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His father, Antipater the Idumaean, was the close advisor of the Hasmonean king Hyrcanus II, and his mother Cypros was a Nabatean princess.
Both Phasael and Herod began their careers under their father, Antipater, who was appointed procurator of Judea for the Roman Republic by Julius Caesar.
Antipater appointed Phasael to be governor of Jerusalem, and Herod governor of Galilee.
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 Antipater II of Macedon Encyclopedia
Antipater himself survived, however, and in 279 BC he became king again after the death of Ptolemy Keraunos.
Antipater II • Sosthenes • Antigonus II • Demetrius II • Antigonus III • Philip V • Perseus
He was one of thetrusted lieutenants of Philip II and was a friend and supporterwent on his Asian campaign, Antipater was left as regent (334-323 BC) in Macedon.
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 Herod the Great - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
The Idumaeans, successors to the Edomites of the Hebrew Bible, settled in Idumea, also known as Edom, in southern Judea.
When the Maccabean John Hyrkanus conquered Idumea in the decade 130s BC, he required all Idumaeans to obey Jewish law or to leave; most Idumaeans thus converted to Judaism.
Herod was the second son of Antipater the Idumaean, founder of the Herodean dynasty, and his wife Cypros, a Nabatean princess from Petra, Jordan.
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Herod was the 2nd son of Antipater the Idumaean and his wife Cypros, an Arab princess from Petra, Jordan.
The family rubbed shoulders with the greats in Rome, such as Pompey, Cassius, and in 47 BC his father was appointed governor over Judea, who then appointed his son governor of Galilee at the age of 25.
Antipater the Idumaean --- Cypros, Arab princess
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 Encyclopedia: King Herod   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Herod was the 2nd son of Antipater the Idumaean and his wife Cypros, an Arab princess from Petra, Jordan.
The family rubbed shoulders with the greats in Rome, such as Pompey, Cassius, and in 47 BC his father was appointed governor over Judea, who then appointed his son governor of Galilee at the age of 25.
Herod adjusts his will so that Alexandros and Aristobulos rise in the royal succession but Antipater would be higher in the succession.
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 The Catholic Encyclopedia - Herod   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Antipater, the father of Herod, had helped the Romans in the Orient, and the favour of Rome brought the Herodian family into great prominence and power.
This same Antipater, who in cruelty was a true son of Herod, and who had caused the death of so many was himself accused and convicted of having prepared poison for his father, and put to death (Jos., "Bel.
The last joy of the dying king was afforded by the letter from Rome authorizing him to kill his son; five days later, like another Antiochus under a curse, he died.
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 Antipater - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Antipater
Antipater was appointed joint regent with Craterus, his son-in-law.
In 321 Antipater once more became sole regent.
What raised Antipater the Edomite, And his son Herod placed on Juda's throne, Thy throne, but gold, that got him puissant friends?
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 Herod the Great
Jesus was born in the reign of Herod, whose fury at the news of his birth led to the flight to Egypt.
This second son of Antipater was appointed governor of Galilee, where he signalized himself by extirpating the bands of robbers that infested the country.
Herod was not only an Idumaean in race and a Jew in religion, but he was a heathen in practice and a monster in character, exceedingly crafty, jealous, cruel, and revengeful, a true despot.
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 Jews - MSN Encarta
During the last century bc, a civil conflict erupted between the brothers Hyrcanus II and Aristobulus II, rival heirs to the throne of Judaea.
Antipater, an Idumaean who was seemingly a supporter of Hyrcanus, intrigued with the Roman General Pompey the Great to resolve the conflict in his own favour, in return for making Judaea a client state of the Roman Empire.
The Roman Army entered Jerusalem in 62 bc, and in 47 bc the kingdom of Judaea became directly subject to Rome, with Antipater as procurator.
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 ninemsn Encarta - Jews
During the last century bc, a civil conflict erupted between the brothers Hyrcanus II and Aristobulus II, rival heirs to the throne of Judaea.
Antipater, an Idumaean who was seemingly a supporter of Hyrcanus, intrigued with the Roman General Pompey the Great to resolve the conflict in his own favour, in return for making Judaea a client state of the Roman Empire.
The Roman Army entered Jerusalem in 62 bc, and in 47 bc the kingdom of Judaea became directly subject to Rome, with Antipater as procurator.
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From 63 to 40 BCE the government was in the hands of Hyrcanus II as High Priest and Ethnarch, although effective power was in the hands of his adviser Antipater the Idumaean.
Although Hyrcanus was still officially in control, Antipater continued to increase his power, appointing his sons to positions of influence - Phasael became Governor of Jerusalem, and Herod Governor of Galilee.
In this atmosphere, Antipater the Idumean was assassinated in 43 BC by a rival, Malichus.
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