died after a.d. 39, ruler of Galilee, a.d. 4–39: ordered the execution of John the Baptist and participated in the trial of Jesus.
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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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