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Pheroras ., Tetrarch of Perea

Birthdate: (63)
Birthplace: Marissa, Idumaea
Death: circa -5 (59-67)
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Son of Antipater II 'the Idumaean', Procurator of Judaea and Cypros /Kypros /Kufra, of Nabatea
Husband of NN ., a 'slave-girl' and N.N. ., Hasmonean Princess, 1st wife of Pheroras
Father of NN (Daughter of Pheroras) and Pheras ., II
Brother of PhaseI I, of Judea; Herod the Great, king of Judea; Josephus ., Sr. and Salome

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Pheroras (Φερώρας; Pherṓras). Youngest son of Antipater [4], born c. 68 BC probably in Marissa (Idumaea), died c. 5 BC. His first marriage was to a Hasmonaean princess (the sister of Mariamme [1] I, the first wife of his elder brother Herodes [1] I), his second was to a "slave girl" (Jos. BI 1,24,5; Jos. Ant. Iud. 16,7,3). P. was a close comrade-in-arms of his brother Herodes: on his commission he restored the fortress of Alexandreum to the north of Jericho (Jos. Ant. Iud. 15,11,5; Jos. BI 1,


Wagner, Sir Anthony Richard; ‘Pedigree and Progress: Essays in the Genealogical Interpretation of History’

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