third and youngest daughter of Herod Agrippa I. ( Acts 12:1-4 Acts 12:20-23 ). Felix, the Roman procurator of Judea, induced her to leave her husband, Azizus, the king of Emesa, and become his wife. She was present with Felix when Paul reasoned of "righteousness, temperance, and judgment to come" ( Acts 24:24 ). She and her son perished in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius, A.D. 79.
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
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Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Drusilla". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".