Malthace (fl. 40 BCE)

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Malthace (fl. 40 bce)

Samaritan who was briefly queen of Judea . Flourished around 40 bce; third of ten wives of Herod the Great (73–4 bce), king of Judea; children: Herod Archelaus II (d. before 18 ce), ethnarch of Judea; Herod Antipas (d. after 40 ce), tetrarch of Galilee who married Herodias .

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