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Name Salome

Name Salome`s code 15707. Gender feminine

Name Salome backwards (ananym): Emolas

Meaning of the name Salome

Aramaic name means - "peaceful", feminine form of the name Shalom.

Salome was the Daughter of Herodias (c AD 14 - between 62 and 71) is known from the New Testament.
Christian traditions depict her as an icon of dangerous female seductiveness, for instance depicting as erotic her dance mentioned in the New Testament (in some later transformations further iconised to the dance of the seven veils), or concentrate on her lighthearted and cold foolishness that, according to the gospels, led to John the Baptist's death.
A new ramification was added by Oscar Wilde, who in his play Salome portrayed her as something of a femme fatal. This last interpretation, made even more memorable by Richard Strauss's opera based on Wilde, is not consistent with Josephus's account; according to the Romanized Jewish historian, she lived long enough to marry twice and raise several children. Few literary accounts elaborate the biographical data given by Josephus.

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