What is another word for salome?

4 synonyms found


[ sˈalə͡ʊm], [ sˈalə‍ʊm], [ s_ˈa_l_əʊ_m]

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How to use "Salome" in context?

The biblical story of salome features one of the most famous and tragic love triangles in history. Salome, the daughter of Herod the Great, is in love with John the Baptist, but her mother, Herodias, desires John for herself. Herodias asks Salome to cut off John's head, and Salome complies. John is then resurrected and boldly preaches against Herod Antipas, Herod's brother, and brings about his death. The story of Salome is fascinating for its mixture of religious and erotic ingredients, and has been the source of many artistic interpretations.

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