Person:Mariamne (second wife of Herod) (1)

Mariamne _____, second wife of Herod
  1. Mariamne _____, second wife of Herod
  1. Aristobulus IV _____31 BC - 7 BC
  2. Alexander _____, son of HerodAbt 35 BC - Abt 7 BC
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Name Mariamne _____, second wife of Herod
Gender Female
Marriage to Herod the Great _____
Reference Number? Q266601?

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Mariamne I (died 29 BCE), also called Mariamne the Hasmonean, was a Hasmonean princess and the second wife of Herod the Great. She was known for her great beauty, as was her brother Aristobulus III. Herod's fear of his rivals, the Hasmoneans, led him to execute all of the prominent members of the family, including Mariamne.

Her name is spelled Μαριάμη (Mariame) by Josephus, but in some editions of his work the second m is doubled (Mariamme). In later copies of those editions the spelling was dissimilated to its now most common form, Mariamne. In Hebrew, Mariamne is known as , (Miriam), as in the traditional, Biblical name (see Miriam, the sister of Moses and Aaron).

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