Herod Antipas

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Herod An·ti·pas

 (ăn′tĭ-păs′, -pəs) Died c. ad 40.
Ruler of a portion of Judea (4 bc-ad 40). His marriage to his niece Herodias was denounced by John the Baptist. According to the New Testament, he granted the request of Salome, daughter of Herodias, for John's beheading, and was the official to whom Pontius Pilate sent Jesus for judgment.
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Herod Antipas

(Biography) died ?40 ad, tetrarch of Galilee and Peraea (4 bc–40 ad); son of Herod the Great. At the instigation of his wife Herodias, he ordered the execution of John the Baptist
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Her′od An′ti•pas

(ˈæn tɪˌpæs)
died after a.d. 39, ruler of Galilee a.d. 4–39.
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John was beheaded on the orders of Herod Antipas following the vengeful request of his step-daughter Salome and her mother.
John became more popular after the baptism of Jesus, which alarmed Herod Antipas whom John was criticizing for his unlawful marriage.
Aretas IV whose daughter married Herod Antipas, son of Herod the Great.
Similarly in his unique narration of a trial of Jesus before Herod Antipas, tetrarch of Galilee, the 'fox' (13:32) too declared Jesus innocent (23:6).
First was to send Jesus to Herod Antipas who ruled over Galilee or the Galileans like Jesus.
The Coinage of Herod Antipas: A Study and Die Classification of the Earliest Coins of Galilee
We are told of Roman officials under Tiberius, like Pontius Pilate, and that he encountered Jewish officials, like King Herod Antipas, to whom Jesus was sent by Pilate but who sent Jesus back to Pilate.
Another political agitator in Judaea has been silenced, executed under the reign of Herod Antipas, tetrarch of Galilee.
Chapter three discusses the changes in power arrangements within Palestine and more narrowly within Galilee under the "aristocratic politics" of Herod Antipas, which fostered social stratification, control of land and peasants by use of taxes, warfare, and conscripted labor, and improvements in infrastructure benefiting the elite, not peasants.
Herod Antipas, for example, well-educated in Rome, missing Rome's pleasures, and puzzled to find so many men in Judea called Jesus, "an ordinary man who wanted to burn shadows" as a disciple said.
He calls both Herod the Great and Herod Antipas Jews, but the mother of the former was a Nabataean, and the mother of the latter a Samaritan; and their Idumean blood from grandfather Herod Antipater made Jews deeply suspicious of them.
Herod Antipas (20 BC-AD 39), the son of Herod the Great (74-4 BC) by the Samaritan Malthace, was the tetrarch of Galilee.