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 Herod the Great - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Copper coin of Herod, bearing the legend "Basileus Herodon" on the obverse and a Macedonian sun-symbol on the reverse.
Herod is advised by the all the assembled chief priests and scribes of the people that the Prophet had written that the "Anointed One" (Grk.
Herod the Great's son, Herod Antipas (who is also called Herod) is even more prominently featured in the New Testament for his role in Jesus's arrest and execution.
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Herod’s family life was full of tragedies, and was soiled with the blood of his closest relatives, including three of his own sons and one of his ten wives.
Although Herod was a *Hellenist in heart and practice, and surrounded himself by Hellenistic counsellors, he was prudent enough to refrain from suppressing or openly defying the Jewish religion as Antiochus IV had done in the preceding century.
Herod Antipas is mentioned in the NT in connection with the imprisonment and execution of John the Baptist (Mt 14:3–12).
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 Herod. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Herod married ten times, and the various families in the palace intrigued against each other continually.
Herod Antipas repudiated his wife, daughter of Aretas, to marry his niece Herodias, wife of his half brother Herod Philip, whom she divorced to marry Herod Antipas.
Herod Agrippa I was strongly pro-Jewish, and he built extensively at Berytus (modern Beirut).
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 Herod the Great - OnlineEncyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Herod I, also known as Herod the Great was an ancient king of Judaea.
According to this, Herod's appointment as king would be in 40 BCE, but the data of another historian, Appianos, would place the event in 39 BCE.
Because Herod's death is established to have occurred at latest in 1 BCE and because Jesus was born before Herod died, the traditional date of Christ's birth and the start of the Common Era is incorrect.
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 Herod "the Great"
Herod was born in 72 B.C.E. A later legend says Herod's father was a son of a slave of the Temple of Apollo at Ashkelon (Philistia).
Herod did not move the eastern retaining wall of the Temple Mount because it would have to be too tall had he moved it.
Herod was going to overlay it with gold, but the Rabbis asked him to leave it as is, since it was so beautiful, having the appearance of waves of the sea.
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Foundation sires Herod and Eclipse were bred by the same man, William, the Duke of Cumberland, the third son of England's George II.
Herod was the leading sire in Great Britain eight times, from 1777 to 1784, at which point his son Highflyer took over and led as the sire of winners from 1785 to 1796 and again in 1798.
Herod's sireline was the dominant sireline in Europe and America as well, where Diomed's line flourished through American Eclipse and Sir Archy, all the way down to the great American sire Lexington.
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And so then, in the eighteenth year of Herod's reign [20 BCE],...he threw himself to an uncommon task: to reconstruct the temple of God by his own means, greatly increasing its precincts and raising it to a more worthy height.
By (Herod's) edict, the noteworthy Jewish men of all the nation were made to come to him [at Jericho] from wherever (they were).
So, (Herod ordered Salome and Alexas), when they saw that he had lost his life, they were to station in the hippodrome soldiers who did not yet know of his death and command them to kill the prisoners.
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 Herod - International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
The last days of Herod were embittered by endless court intrigues and conspiracies, by an almost insane suspicion on the part of the aged king, and by increasing indications of the restlessness of the nation.
Herod appears to have been deeply in love with Mariamne, the grandchild of Hyrcanus, in so far as he was capable of such a feeling, but his attitude toward the entire Asmonean family and his fixed determination to make an end of it changed whatever love Mariamne had for him into hatred.
Herod Agrippa II was the son of Herod Agrippa I and Cypros.
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Herod controlled the sacrificial cult by placing a lackey in the position of High Priest.
Herod has his architects raise the summit and build his palace inside this man-made cone.
Herod's projects were built through the use of thousands of Jews as forced laborers moving enormous blocks of limestone.
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 King Herod the Great
During a war against the Parthians, Herod was removed from the scene, but the Roman Senate made him king and gave him soldiers to seize the the throne.
Herod was born 73 BCE as the son of a man from Idumea named Antipater and a woman named Cyprus, the daughter of an Arabian sheik.
Herod managed to convince Mark Antony, who made a tour through the eastern provinces that had supported Caesar's murderers, that his father had been forced to support their side.
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 The Lives of the Herod Family Intertwine with the Life of Jesus and the Lives of His Apostles
Herod Antipater, the father of Herod the Great, is not mentioned in the New Testament, but ten of his descendants played major roles in the lives of Jesus and of the apostles.
Herod was deeply disturbed, because he had earned the title, King of the Jews, from the Romans, and he was planning that one of his sons would inherit the title from him.
Herod the Great ordered the slaughter of all boys under the age of two years, and Joseph took Mary and Jesus to Egypt for safety.
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 King Herod's Death Unraveled
According to the texts, Herod's last days were full of "intense itching, painful intestinal problems, breathlessness, convulsions in every limb, and gangrene of the genitalia," Hirschmann says in a news release.
Writes Herod's biographer: "He had a fever, though not a raging fever, an intolerable itching of the whole skin, continuous pains in the intestines, tumors in the feet...
One treatment his physicians tried, to raise Herod's body temperature: "He was lowered into a bath full of [hot mineral oil], whereupon he fainted and turned up his eyes as though he were dead," says the biographer.
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 Yet Another Eclipse for Herod
The best answer seems to be Martin's: Herod's sons reckoned their reigns from the beginning of his son Antipater's regency with him about 4 B.C., which began either when Antipater was named heir to the throne or later at the death of Herod's two royal sons.
Herod was the only king until the day he died, but he let Antipater rule with him and handle many of the public affairs.
The principal conclusion is that Herod died in early A.D. 1 because the December 29, 1 B.C. eclipse was the most likely to have been widely observed, and all of the historical evidence can be explained by the one simple hypothesis that Josephus was not aware that Herod's successors had antedated their reigns.
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Herod was the name of many rulers mentioned in the N.T. and in history.
The death of Herod is important in its relation to the birth of Christ.
He was, like many other Herods, a builder, and, according to Josephus, he so strengthened the walls of Jerusalem that the emperor became alarmed and ordered him "to leave off the building of those walls presently" ("Ant.", XIX, vii, 2).
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 HEROD - LoveToKnow Article on HEROD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
, son of Herod the Great by the Samaritan Malthace, and full brother of Archelaus, received as his share of his fathers dominions the provinces of Galilee and Peraea, with the title of tetrarch.
He was married first of all to a daughter of Aretas, the Arabian king; but, making the acquaintance of Herodias, the wife of his brother Philip (not the tetrarch), during a visit to Rome, he was fascinated by her and arranged to marry her.
John the Baptist condemned his marriage with Herodias, and in consequence was put to death in the way described in the gospels and in Josephus.
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 History of Christmas: King Herod   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
For instead of understanding the question to mean "Where is he who will someday succeed you", Herod's suspicious mind warped the query into "Where is the REAL king, you impostor?" At the time Herod mistrusted everyone and thought himself surrounded by young aspirants all plotting to seize his throne.
Herod's father had given crucial help to Julius Caesar when he was down in Egypt, cut off from his supplies, and Caesar rewarded him handsomely for that.
Herod was so jealous of his favorite wife (he married ten wives) that on two occasions he ordered that she be killed if he failed to return from a critical mission.
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 Coin of Herod the Great: Star or Crest?
Herod was clever and tenacious enough to gain the favor of Octavian after the defeat of his ally, and when Octavian became the emperor Augustus, Herod continued to rule in Judaea as Rome’s loyal client king until his death in 4 BCE.
Herod was a ruthless ruler and was generally hated by his subjects, but he was also a remarkable builder.
Thus the depiction of a helmet with a crest on Herod’s large bronze would be consistent with the depiction of helmets on ancient Jewish coins before, contemporaneous with, and after the issuance of Herod’s large coin.
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Herod was the great great grandson of the Byerley Turk and the one to immortalise that Turk as one of the only three Oriental sires that all of today's thoroughbreds descend from.
The Herod sire line continued in three main branches: through his sons Highflyer and Woodpecker in England, with the line of Woodpecker branching to the Dollar sire line in France, and through his grandson Diomed in America.
Although Herod was born too early for most of his offspring to have made a mark on the yet to be established classic races, he still managed to sire three Oaks winners, Bridget (b.f.
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 Jesus meets Herod Antipas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Herod Antipas married the daughter of a neighbouring king, King Aretas IV of Nabata.
Herod should have been tried and punished, but because he was a ruler he was too powerful.
Herod was so enchanted that he made his foolish promise to give her anything she wanted.
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 King Herod the Great
Herod was an Idumaenean, from the Land of Edom, a desert region of nomads to the south of Judaea.
Herod, now moving in the royal circles, caught the eye of Mariamne, the granddaughter of Hyrcanus II and, after divorcing his wife Doris, they became engaged to be married.
Herod had 10 wives altogether and towards the end of Herod's life, Antipater, the eldest son by his first wife began to realise that he was not favoured to take over from his father.
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 Herod Visit New Advent For The Summa Theologica, Church Fathers, Catholic Encyclopedia And More. >   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Herod (73-4 BCE) was the pro-Roman king of the small Jewish state in the last decades a war against the Parthians, Herod was removed from the scene, but.
Herod was an Idumaenean, from the Land of Edom, a desert region of nomads.
HEROD ANTIPAS, son of Herod the Great by the Samaritan Malthace, and full brother of Archelaus, received as his share of his fathers dominions the provinces of Galilee and Peraea, with the title of.
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Herod Antipas, 4 BCE to 40 CE 4 BCE to 40 CE AE 19.
Herod Phillip, 4 BCE to 34 CE Herod Philip, 4 B.C.E.-34 C.E. Meshorer 5, AE 18.
Herod of Chalcis (III), 41 to 48 CE Grandson of Herod the Great and Mariamne, also brother of Agrippa I. Claudius gave his authority over the Temple, holy vessels and selection of high priest.
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 BBC News | HEALTH | Herod's grisly death probed by doctors
Scholars believe they have solved a 2,000-year-old mystery of how King Herod died, suggesting he was probably a victim of kidney disease.
However, one feature of Herod's illness - gangrene of the genitalia - was not explained by this diagnosis.
A spokesman said: "The National Kidney Research Fund is unable to conclusively confirm that King Herod died from chronic kidney disease, although many of the symptoms the ruler displayed are common among kidney patients.
news.bbc.co.uk /hi/english/health/newsid_1782000/1782739.stm   (457 words)

 Herod Antipas
Herod Antipas: Jewish leader, ruler of Galilee and Peraea between 4 BCE and 39 CE.
Herod Antipas -a nickname derived from Antipatros- was the son of the Jewish king
Herod Antipas' subjects were convinced that the war with Aretas that broke out in 36, and the Arabian successes during this war, were a divine punishment (text).
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 What Disease Killed King Herod?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Summary The life of Herod the Great was the stuff of legend, but the cause of his grisly death more than 2,000 years ago has been a mystery.
Now, after studying ancient accounts of Herod's death, Jan Hirschmann, a physician at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle, thinks the king probably died of chronic kidney disease, complicated by a particularly nasty case of gangrene.
Herod (B.C. 4) was a friend of the Emperor Augustus and knew Julius Caesar and Mark Anthony.
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 The history of King Herod
Herod became known to Sextus Caesar, a relation of the great Caesar, who was now president of Syria.
When Herod received the kingdom, he slew all the members of that sanhedrin excepting Sameas, whom he respected because he persuaded the people to admit Herod into the city, and he even slew Hyrcanus also.
She was condemned to death, and showed great fortitude as she went to the place of execution, even though her own mother, Alexandra, in order to make herself safe from the wrath of the king, basely and publicly and violently upbraided her, while the people, pitying her, mourned at her fate.
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 AllRefer.com - Herod (Ancient History, Middle East, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Herod dynasty reigning in Palestine at the time of Jesus.
This was the Herod who was ruling at the time of Jesus' birth and who ordered the massacre of the Innocents (see Mat.
A.D. 39), tetrarch of Galilee and Peraea, was the Herod who executed John the Baptist and who was ruling at the time of Jesus' death.
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