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Salome - queen of the Jews, 76-67 B.C.
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lexander Jannaeus; his widow Alexandra takes over as queen of Judaea.
Alexandra appoints her elder son Hyrcanus to be high priest.
nfluence during the reign of Alexandra, despite the opposition of her
Aristobulus leads a rebellion against his mother Alexandra.
Alexandra's autocratic style makes her unpopular with her subjects.
The death of Alexandra, queen of the Jews; she appoints her elder son
the son of Alexander and Alexandra Salina, and appointed
ter him, his widow Alexandra, also called Sallina, [was
king was Salinai and his wife Alexandra. After him, there
176.1 * .  Alexandra became queen of the Jews, for
Hyrcanus, the sons of Alexandra, fought against each
the Greeks, was called Alexandra, let his brethren out
[16.] &  So Alexandra, when she had taken the fortr
but committed the kingdom to Alexandra. Now, as to these
age fitter for it." So Alexandra, not knowing what to
this is the conclusion of the affairs of Alexandra.
ted the affairs of queen Alexandra, and her death, in the
beginning of his mother Alexandra's reign, who held the
and permitted his wife Alexandra to appoint him that sho
nder left the kingdom to Alexandra his wife, and depended
urately.  Now Alexandra hearkened to them to an extra
They also prevailed with Alexandra to put to death the res
- daughter of Aristobulus II, king of the Jews
which, whose name was Alexandra, Philippion fell in lov
ried her, whose name was Alexandra; on the account of whic
- daughter of Hyrcanus II, king of the Jews
ius visits Judaea, and meets Alexandra, the mother-in-law of Herodes.
Alexandra complains to Cleopatra about the behaviour of Herodes.
high priest Aristobulus, the son of Alexandra, is killed by Herodes.
 However, Alexandra, the daughter of Hyrcanus, and
open in his commendations of Alexandra, as the mother of most
permit the boy or Alexandra to be treated dishonourably;
another, but thought that, as Alexandra had already made attempts at
feasting at Jericho with Alexandra, who entertained them there,
was slain.  But Alexandra was more deeply affected, upon
such things could overcome Alexandra's grief; but the remembrance
and when the women, especially Alexandra, used to turn his words
 upon which Alexandra endeavoured to persuade Joseph
mother informed him of Alexandra's intentions.  Salome also
brought him:  but Alexandra [his daughter] was a lover
he had a suspicion of Alexandra, lest she should take this
placed her at Alexandreium, with Alexandra her mother, and left his
wife Mariamme and her mother Alexandra very uneasy;  for as
 When Alexandra observed how things went, and
 Now Alexandra resided at this time at
brother was seized; and Alexandra, the shrewdest woman
- the title of a poem by the Greek poet Lycophron
Lycoph_, the "Alexandra" of Lycophron.
Lycophron, who wrote the Alexandra There is an epigram att
- in documents
ations to Aia and Eutychia and Alexandra. Xanthilla sa
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