Eleazar Boethus, Sadducee High Priest

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Eleazar Boethus, Sadducee High Priest

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Son of Simon ben Boethus, High Priest
Brother of Mariamne ., II, 3rd wife; Martha daughter of Boethus; Joazer Boethus, Sadducee High Priest and Simon Cantharus, Sadducee High Priest

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About Eleazar Boethus, Sadducee High Priest

Eleazar, second son of Simon Boethus. He succeeded his brother Joazar when the latter was deprived of that function by King Archelaus (2 A.D.) Eleazar was high priest for a short time only, the same king deposing him three months after his installation, (Jos., Ant., B. 17, 13.1; 19.6.2).http://www.giveshare.org/library/sanhedrin/1.3.html

High Priests under Herodians and Romans

During the First Jewish-Roman War

  • Phannias ben Samuel 67-70

The House of Boethus

  • Simon ben Boethus 23-5 BC (his daughter Mariamne was third wife of Herod the Great)
  • Joazar, son of Boethus (4 BC and before 6 AD), unpopular and an advocate of compliance with the Roman census
  • Eleazar, son of Boethus (4-3 BC)
  • Simon Cantheras, son of Boethus (41-42 AD)
  • Elioneus, son of Simon Cantheras (43-44 AD)
  • Joshua, son of Gamaliel (64 AD), whose wife Martha belonged to the house

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