Herod AntipasHerod An·ti·pas
died 40?; tetrarch of Galilee (c. 4 39): son of Herod (the Great)
Died c. AD 40
Ruler of a portion of Judea (4 BC-AD 40). His marriage to his niece Herodias was denounced by John the Baptist. According to the New Testament, he granted the request of Salome, daughter of Herodias, for John's beheading, and was the official to whom Pontius Pilate sent Jesus for judgment.