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  • Eleazar Boethus, Sadducee High Priest (deceased)
    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 ki...
  • Joazer Boethus, Sadducee High Priest (c.34 - d.)
    Joazar, high priest for six years during the latter days of Herod the Great and the first years of Archelaus (4 B.C.-2 A.D.) .� He was the son of Simon Boethus, who owed his dignity and fortune to th...
  • Phabet ben Boethus (deceased)
    Origins according to the Talmud Edit The post-Talmudic work Avot de-Rabbi Natan gives the following origin of the schism between the Pharisees and Sadducees/Boethusians: Antigonus of Sokho having ...
  • Simon ben Boethus, High Priest (c.-64 - -5)
    Simon Boethus, Citizen of Jerusalem , according to Josephus: .Mariamne II was the third wife of Herod the Great. She was the daughter of Simon Boethus the High Priest. Josephus recounts their wedding t...
  • Simon Cantharus, Sadducee High Priest (3 - d.)
    Simon Cantharus, third son of Simon Boethus, simple priest at the time of the trial of the biblical Jesus; was afterwards made high priest by King Herod Agrippa (42 A.D.), who, however, deposed him aft...

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