Aristobulus (son of Herod the Great)
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A son of Herod the Great and Mariamme I. Along with his brother, Alexander, he was accused several times of plotting against his father, and was finally executed on these charges.
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ARISTOBULUS (PERSON) [Gk Aristoboulos (Ἀριστοβουλος)]. Several significant people in ancient and sacred history. It is a common Greek name meaning “best counselor.” See also ARISTOBULUS (OT PSEUDEPIGRAPHA).1. Greek historian who accompanied Alexander the Great on his campaigns. At 85 years of age he
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(Herod) Aristobulus and Alexander
(Herod) Aristobulus and AlexanderHerod the Great’s favorite wife, Mariamne (I), bore him two sons and two daughters. For political advantage, Herod executed Mariamne on a trumped-up charge of adultery. He loved her deeply, and immediately after executing her he regretted his action. He was never able