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Berenice (daughter of Salome)

Berenice (daughter of Salome)

Biblical figure
The basics
Quick Facts
Intro Biblical figure
Gender female
Family
Spouse: Aristobulus IV
Children: Herod of ChalcisAristobulus MinorAgrippa I
The details
Biography

Berenice was the daughter of Salome I, the sister of Herod the Great. She married her cousin Aristobulus who was executed by his father in 6 BC; she was accused of complicity in his murder. By Aristobulus she was the mother of Herod Agrippa I, Herod of Chalcis, Herodias, Mariamne III and Aristobulus Minor.
Her second husband, Theudion (brother of Herod I's first wife Doris, and thus uncle of Antipater), was put to death for conspiring against Herod. Subsequently she went to Rome and enjoyed the favor of the imperial household.

Family tree

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Costobarus
 
Salome I
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Aristobulus
d. 7 BC
 
Berenice
(daughter of Salome)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mariamne III
 
Herod V
 
Herodias
 
Herod Agrippa I
 
Aristobulus Minor
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Herod Agrippa II
 
Berenice
 
Mariamne
 
Drusilla

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