Antipas I, Governor of Idumaea

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Antipas, Governor of Idumaea

Birthdate:
Birthplace: (Kingdom of Edom), Saudi Arabia
Death: (Date and location unknown)
Immediate Family:

Son of <private> Generations and Herodes
Husband of N.N., Grandmother of Herod 'the Great' ??? and NN NN
Father of Antipater II 'the Idumaean', Procurator of Judaea; Phallion of Idumaea and Josephus of Judea

Occupation: Governor of Idumaea, Stratège d'Idumée
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About Antipas I, Governor of Idumaea

He was not the son of Jason Maccabee or grandson of Elazar Maccabeus. Sir Anthony Richard Wagner, Pedigree and Progress: Essays in the Genealogical Interpretation of History (1975) lists Antipater I's father as Herodes b c148 BCE.

"Antipas, a convert to Judaism, who was governor of Idumæa under the reigns of Alexander Jannæus and his queen dowager Alexandra, and rendered himself serviceable to the Jewish rulers, through his connections with his former congeners, of Arabia Petræa." (Source: Antipater in Jewish Encyclopedia)

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Wagner, Sir Anthony Richard; ‘Pedigree and Progress: Essays in the Genealogical Interpretation of History’ estimates birth date as c148BC and does not call him Antipas Hasmonai, but Antipater

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Interesting conversation on possibility that he was a Hasmonean here: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ancient_genealogy/message/445

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Antipas I, Governor of Idumaea's Timeline

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(Kingdom of Edom), Saudi Arabia
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Age 34
Idumea, Edom
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Governor of Idumaea
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