Name salome may be the hellenized form of a hebrew name derived from the root word. The erotic kindle edition by andreassalome, lou, del nevo, matthew, winship, gary, crisp, john. Infancy gospel of pseudo matthew, which tells basically th about salome, she is a second midwife. The historical account of salome is included in jewish antiquities, book 18, chapters 4 and 5, by flavius josephus. Although the root of the hebrew name salome is peaceful, the image spawned by the most famous woman to carry that name has been anything but peaceful. The play tells in one act the biblical story of salome, stepdaughter of the tetrarch herod antipas, who, to her stepfathers dismay but to the delight of her mother herodias, requests the head of john the baptist on a silver platter as a reward for dancing the dance of the seven veils. She was the immediate agent in the execution of john the baptist, who had condemned her mothers marriage to herod. The book is also known as harbuts story of the bible told for young and old. She and her story have long been linked to the beheading of john the baptist, as described in the gospels of matthew and mark, since salome was the supposed catalyst for the prophets execution.
Three years later an english translation was published. After our first conversation, we realized that we had an interesting connection. Oxford university press usa publishes scholarly works in all academic disciplines, bibles, music, childrens books, business books, dictionaries, reference books, journals, text books and more. The original 1891 version of the play was in french. Salome glossary term meaning as seen in the king james bible. Matthew designates her as the mother of zebedees children. After she danced for herod, he promised to grant her any wish. Salome was a follower of jesus who appears briefly in the canonical gospels and in. She is, however, an entirely historical person, whose name is preserved in nonbiblical literature. In the gospel of mark, salome is among the women who went to jesus tomb to anoint his body with spices. The most hidden woman in the gospels lindsay hardin.
John overview albert barnes notes on the whole bible. Nov 08, 2019 we met through mutual friends while in graduate school at the university of virginia. Her mother was herodias, king herods granddaughter at the time it was considered normal for royals to marry close relatives. The story of the princess salome pronounced sahlohmay, stepdaughter of herod, dates back to the book of matthew in the bible. And very early in the morning the first day of the week, they came unto the sepulchre at the rising of the sun. Harbuts story of the bible contains the famous and great stories in their connected order forming a continuous history of the bible and its greatest stories, including the salome bible story, which is suitable for adults and teens, young children and kids, catholic. Also, john was known to caiaphas, the high priest john 18. We know that salome was also there at the end when jesus was crucified and buried. It would be many months before the connection grew into a friendship and then love. Shlomit, the daughter of herodias c ad 14 between 62 and 71, like dismas, or the various names of the magi, is a name given to a character in the new testament, one whose name is not given there itself. Salome introduces herself as the daughter of herodias.
The erotic is not just an essential text of psychoanalysis. A love story of a workingclass salome and her highborn john the baptist, the novel is based on the reallife story of jewish immigrant rose pastors fairytale romance with the millionaire socialist. Download pdf salome free online new books in politics. Get this book free when you sign up for a 30day trial. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. Matthew only mentions two women and it is slightly ambiguous whom the other mary refers to. Salome is described as one who attended our saviour in his travels, and ministered to his needs, matthew 27. The gospels are careful not to call salome a disciple. Salome a surrealistic interpretation of the story of salome and herodias, as recorded in the new testament in the book of mark 6. It is more than that and can stand on its own as an important and insightful text that would seem to be as relevant today as it was 100 years ago. The only unnamed one is marys sister, which would make salome jesus aunt.
We met through mutual friends while in graduate school at the university of virginia. Salome is commonly identified with the daughter of herodias who, according to the new testament mark 6. And when the sabbath was past, mary magdalene, and mary the mother of james, and salome, had bought sweet spices, that they might come and anoint him. Why does the book of matthew state that the mother of james and. Herod antipas is called herod and herod the tetrarch in the gospels. At the time of the events reported in matthew 14, herodias was the wife of herod antipas called herod in the new testament. Salome dances the dance of the seven veils for herods birthday feast, and he enjoys it so much that he offers to give her whatever she desires. The righteous salome was the wife of zebedee matthew 27. According to josephus, salome was first married to her uncle, philip the tetrarch, who reigned over ituraea, trachonitis, and batanaea. Soon afterward he went on through cities and villages, proclaiming and bringing the. Salome is unnamed in the bible but 1st century historian josephus lists many herodfamily members and names salome as the daughter of herodias.
There was a complete silence between matthew and the last book of old testament malachi. The taking down from the cross and the burial matthew 27. On the cross, jesus commended his own mother mary to john, and he took her into his own home john 19. Matt went to high school with my salomes sister in law, anna. Her grandfather was the notorious king herod, who executed most of his family and was said to have murdered the innocents when jesus was born. Salome is an 1891 play by oscar wilde about a princess whose passions are legendary. Apr 10, 2007 after i read this historical novel about salome, the girl who demanded the head of john the baptist, i picked up the new testament to read how the biblical account compared with the novel. Salome by beatrice gormley meet your next favorite book. She is, however, named and referenced several times by the first century historian josephus antiquities of the jews, book 18, chapter 5, section 4.
This salome also accompanied several other women to jesus tomb matthew 27. Im confused as to how this assumption that mary the mother of jesus and salome is being made and what tradition they are referring to. Jan 14, 2020 the historical account of salome is included in jewish antiquities, book 18, chapters 4 and 5, by flavius josephus. Jan 30, 2020 this tradition also indicates that salome, who is mentioned in mark 16. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading the erotic. Matt went to high school with my salome s sister in law, anna. According to the new testament, she was the stepdaughter of herod antipas who demanded, and received, the head of john the baptist. She was probably the wife of zebedee, the mother of james and john, two of the apostles of jesus, and possibly the sister of mary, mother of jesus. The second salome in the new testament is not named directly in scripture. This salome was the one who came to jesus with the request that her sons sit in places of honor in the kingdom matthew 20. But herodias, their sister, was married to herod herod philip i, the son of herod the great, who was born of mariamne, the daughter of simon the high priest, who had a daughter, salome. What is the relationship of salome to christ and his mother mary. Salome, daughter of herodias and stepdaughter of the tetrarch herod antipas. Jan 02, 2020 herod put john in prison for herodiass sake matthew 14.
We know that salome, the mother of james and john, was a faithful follower of jesus and that she knew jesus personally and was not anxious to ask him to place her sons on his right and left hand. For the exposition of this portion, the women mark the sacred spot that they might recognize it on coming thither to anoint the body matthew 27. Signin to download and listen to this audiobook today. In mark, salome also went to the tomb to anoint jesus body. Salome by oscar wilde meet your next favorite book.
And there was mary magdalene, and the other marythe mother of james and joses, mentioned before matthew 27. Salome of the tenements shocked many critics and writers when first published in 1923, but its author was immediately hailed as a major new talent. Her other son, john, is the beloved disciple, the framer of the gospel of. Salome born 1st century ad was the daughter of herod ii and herodias. In his jewish antiquities, josephus mentions marriages and children of the daughter of herodias named salome.
Salome the sister of jesus, salome the disciple of jesus, and. Salome hebrew, shelomit, was a follower of jesus who appears briefly in the canonical gospels, and who appears in more detail in apocryphal writings. There are two women named salome in the bible, but only one is mentioned by that name. We dont know much about salome, other than that she was the wife of zebedee and the mother of the apostles james and john. However, this has been challenged by modern biblical scholars such as bart ehrman and james r. After i read this historical novel about salome, the girl who demanded the head of john the baptist, i picked up the new testament to read how the biblical account compared with the novel. She was present at the crucifixion, and was among those who came to the tomb of jesus on the resurrection morning mark 16. This salome was the one who came to jesus with the request that her sons. So you can imagine that how this book addresses the expectation, longing and waiting of the people for the coming messiah. He was the brother of herod philip called philip in the new testament in matthew 14.
The erotic kindle edition by andreassalome, lou, del nevo. Family connectionslegendary attempts had been made to connect salome with joseph by a. Salome may be a short work, but itd be a lot longer if you included all the footnotes necessary to make sense of it all an understanding of the new testament is essential to understanding the play. The erotic kindle edition by andreas salome, lou, del nevo, matthew, winship, gary, crisp, john. Thy mother hath filled the earth with the wine of her iniquities, he says, and the cry of her sinning hath come up even to the ears of the lord 4. This is the passage where josephus provides the name of herodiass daughter.
The most hidden woman in the gospels posted on january 29, 2015 by lindsay freeman there was a hidden woman in last sundays readings, one who dances through three of the four gospels matthew, mark and john, and one who challenges us to link the dots to connect her story. To my surprise, salome is not mentioned by name, and the accounts only twoin matthew and luke are brief. The daughter of herodias by her first husband, herod philip. Herod put john in prison for herodiass sake matthew 14.
Dec 18, 2012 4 salome is derived from the hebrew word shalom peace. We see salome appear first in the 20th chapter of matthew, when she. This tradition also indicates that salome, who is mentioned in mark 16. Gospel of matthew posted by james tracy continuing where i left off in part 1, i want to take a look, for completeness, at how matthew, luke, and john reimagined marks story of the empty tomb. Prompted by herodias, she asked for johns head on a platter. Soon afterward he went on through cities and villages, proclaiming and bringing the good news of the kingdom of god. Herod also seemed to believe that john was a righteous man and, though greatly puzzled by the things john said, liked to listen to him mark 6.306 1112 552 622 17 361 838 1232 514 94 1364 1459 182 339 1283 99 1347 431 311 1075 306 1132 740 939 1435 525 154 1484 148 1552 703 255 594 694 774 176 789 501 129 385 1143 375 1139 200 335 1084 360