Tag: Mariamne the Hasmonean

Madeleine de Scudéry’s Femmes Illustres – Mariamne the Hasmonean

Mariamne the Hasmonean Mariamne l’Hasmonéenne Mariamne I was a Hasmonean Princess, known for her extraordinary beauty just like her brother, Aristobulus III of Judea. She was the second wife of Herod the Great, a marriage arranged by her mother Alexandra in 41 b.C. They were married in Samaria in 37 b.C. and had four children: […]