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Antipater Explained

Antipater at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

Founder of the Herodian dynasty in Palestine. Born in Idumaea, a region of S Judaea, he gained power by helping the Romans, and in return, Julius Caesar appointed him procurator of Judaea in 47 BC. He was assassinated by a rival four years later, but his son, Herod I the Great, was made king of Judaea.