1It was now the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius, the Roman emperor. Pontius Pilate was governor over Judea; Herod Antipas was ruler# Greek Herod was tetrarch. Herod Antipas was a son of King Herod. over Galilee; his brother Philip was ruler# Greek tetrarch; also in 3:1c. over Iturea and Traconitis; Lysanias was ruler over Abilene.