Name: Salome Alexandra of Judea
Given Name: Salome Alexandra
Surname: of Judea
Change Date: 29 Jun 2004
Death: 67 BC
(d. 67 bc), queen of Judea from 76 to 67 bc, the wife of Aristobulus I and, after his death, the wife of Alexander Jannaeus. Salome (her Hebrew name) supported the Pharisees and made their leaders her principal advisers on internal policy. Her life and reign ended just before the outbreak of civil war between her sons Hyrcanus II (who was supported by the Pharisees) and Aristobulus II.
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Alexander Jannai Maccabeus of Judea
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- Hyrcanus II of Judea