Priest of the family of Anan the son Of Seth. Appointed to the office by Agrippa
II in 62 C.E.,
Anan officiated for three months only. He used the
interval between the death of the procurator (Gov.)
Festus and the arrival of his successor Albinus, to
convene the Sanhedrin and have several persons condemed
to death, including James, brother of Jesus.