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  Herod the Great - LoveToKnow 1911
Herod was cited in the name of Hyrcanus to appear before the Sanhedrin, whose prerogative he had usurped in executing Hezekiah.
In 39 B.C. Herod returned to Palestine and, when the presence of Antony put the reluctant Roman troops entirely at his disposal, he was able to lay siege to Jerusalem two years later.
In 37 B.C. Herod was king of Judaea, being the client of Antony and the husband of Mariamne.
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 Herod the Great
Herod the Great was the king of Palestine from 37 BC - 4 BC.
Herod the Great, who, as another has said, stole to his throne like a fox, ruled like a tiger, and died like a dog, had seized Jerusalem with a Roman army in 37 BC in a victory so murderous that he himself had asked the Romans whether they purposed making him king of a desert.
Herod was not only an Idumaean in race and a Jew in religion, but he was a heathen in practice and a monster in character, exceedingly crafty, jealous, cruel, and revengeful, a true despot.
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 Herod the Great
Herod, learning that she refused to confess to save herself, concludes that this is proof that she was innocent.
Antipater was a man of great influence and wealth, who increased both by marrying the daughter of a noble from Petra (in southwestern Jordan), at that time the capital of the rising Nabataean kingdom.
Herod suffers from arteriosclerosis and is in great pain and is mentally unstable.
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 Herod the Great Summary
Herod the Great + Cleopatra of Jerusalem
Herod the Great + Malthace (a Samaritan)
Herod surnamed the Great in the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica
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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.
In the early 1990s, David Hendin convincingly established that the central object on the reverse of the large bronze of Herod the Great is indeed a military helmet.
Comparing the two helmet coins of Herod the Great (figures 1 and 6), both minted in 37 BCE, the appearance of the helmet on the large bronze is similar, almost identical, to the helmet on the smaller bronze.
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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 the Great ordered the slaughter of all boys under the age of two years, and Joseph took Mary and Jesus to Egypt for safety.
Herod Agrippa II was the son of Herod Agrippa I and the great-grandson of Herod the Great.
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 Herod the Great Biography | Encyclopedia of World Biography
Herod the Great (73 BC-4 BC), King of Judea, was an example of a class of client princes who kept their thrones by balancing between being overthrown by their own peoples for too much subservience to Rome and being dismissed by the Romans for too much independence.
Herod's father, Antipater, took a prominent part in a civil war between two further Hasmoneans, Hyrcanus II and Aristobulus II and his descendants, and became one of Hyrcanus's chief ministers; he also established close relations with the Romans.
Herod turned to the problem of the high priesthood; he himself had not the blood to claim the office, and he needed a priest who could not rival him in dignity.
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 Herod the Great - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Herod the Great arose from a wealthy, influential Idumaean family.
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.
Herod surnamed the Great in the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica
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The Family of Herod The Herod mentioned in Matthew 2 and in Luke 1, is known to history as Herod the Great.
The period when Herod was reigning at Jerusalem under the protectorate of Augustus was chiefly remarkable for great architectural works, for the promotion of commerce, the influx of strangers, and the increased diffusion of the two great lan-guages of the heathen world.
Herod Agrippa was the friend of Caligula, as Herod the Great had been the friend of Augustus; and when Tiberius died, he received the grant of an inde-pendent principality in the north of Palestine.
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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 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.
The disease Herod had caused him to have a great appetite, his "entrails were exulcerated, and the chief violence of his pain lay on his colon; an aqueous and transparent liquor also settled itself about his feet, and a like matter afflicted him at the bottom of his belly.
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 Herod The Great
Herod may have left the greater physical record, but what he stood for and believed in lies in ruins, whereas the King who was born in a Bethlehem manger lives on, and His kingdom has no end.
Herod was so determined to destroy any opposition that he commanded his troops to make platforms to be let down with ropes to the openings of the caves, and there they lit fires.
Herod was in great pain with gangrene, rotting of his sexual organs, and convulsions.
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 Herod. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
He made great efforts to mollify the Jews by publicly observing the Law, by building a temple, and by reestablishing the Sanhedrin.
Herod the Great divided his kingdom among his sons Archelaus, Herod Antipas, and Philip.
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.
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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.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/biography/Herod.html   (867 words)

 Herod the Great
Herod collected an army and advanced on Jerusalem with the purpose of chastising the Sanhedrin; but he was dissuaded from his intended vengeance by his father and his brother Phasael.
Herod succeeded in quelling the revolt and in defeating Antigonus.
In the same year Herod had the mortification of being obliged to receive at Jerusalem his enemy Cleopatra, who came to inspect the Palestinian coast and the most precious of Herod's domains, the district of Jericho, which had been given to her by Antony.
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 Herod the Great
Herod the Great, the son of Antipater, who supported Hyrcanus II against Aristobulus II with the aid first of the Nabataean Arabs and then of Rome.
At this point Herod appears on the scene as ruler of Galilee appointed by his father at the age of fifteen or, since he died at seventy, twenty-five.
With the connivance of Cassius Herod had Malichus assassinated; but the country was in a state of anarchy, thanks to the extortions of Cassius and the encroachments of neighboring powers.
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 Crash Course in Jewish History Part 31 - Herod, the Great
Herod, the Great (not to be confused with Herod Antipas who came later) is one of the most important characters in Jewish history.
Herod reigned as king of Judea (via Roman appointment) from 37 BCE until his death in 4 BCE, a very long reign of 33 years, and in many ways a golden period of time in terms of economic prosperity and social stability.
Herod's paranoia, his interference with the Temple hierarchy, and his dedication to the Hellenization of the Jewish people all contributed to the growing discontent that would erupt in a revolt against Rome some 70 years after his death.
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 Herod the Great: 37-4 BC
Herod proved to Rome that he was an able leader in collecting taxes and suppressing revolts.
Herod returned to Palestine, recaptured Galilee and finally captured Jerusalem in the summer of 37 BC, thus ending the Hasmonean rule and ensuring his position as king of the Jews.
According to Josephus, a notable Jewish historian, the most notable achievement of Herod was the building of the temple in Jerusalem, which was begun in 20/19 BC and finished in 63 AD, long after his death in 4 BC.
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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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 Channel 4 - History - Herod the Great
Herod is one of the most fascinating and appalling figures of the biblical world.
Herod, king of the Jews, is said to have ordered the murder of hundreds of babies – the ‘slaughter of the innocents’ – just to be rid of the infant Jesus.
This website examines the extraordinary life and career of Herod the Great, from his birth to Arab parents to the appalling blood-letting that preceded his death.
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 Herod The Great's Political Dynasty
One of the great political dynasties of Israel was that of Herod the Great and his descendants.
Great and Jacob in that generation produced the shoot from the stem of Jessie, Jesus of Nazareth.
Herod’s son Archelaus was the subject of a parable that Jesus told in--------.
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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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 Petro's Log: History of Christmas: King Herod
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.
www.billpetro.com /blog/2005/12/history-of-christmas-king-herod.html   (652 words)

 Herod the great, herod antipas, herod agrippa and herodias!
The first to bear the name of Herod recorded in the Bible is Herod the Great born 73 BC and died around March or April, 4 BC in Jericho, Judea.
Herod Antipas son of Herod the Great who is also known as Herod the Tetrarch was born 21 BC and died AD 39.
Herodias wife of Herod Antipas, tetrarch of Galilee from 4 B.C. to 39 A.D. also the granddaughter of Herod the Great and daughter of Aristobulus son of Herod the Great was a ruthless princess whose incestuous relationships and marriages shocked the Jewish people and brought about the ruin of her husbands.
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 from jesus to christ: a portrait of jesus' world: jews and the roman empire
One son, Herod Antipas, took the northern territories of the Galilee and those on the east side of the Jordan River.
Herod the Great was probably one of the greatest kings of the post-Biblical period in Israel, but you wouldn't want your daughter to date him.
Herod was a successful client king, which meant that as long as he paid tribute to Rome and was on the correct side of any kind of Roman fracas, he protected the political independence and liberty of Jews in Israel.
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40 BCE to 95 CE Herod I, the Great, 37 to 4 BCE
Herod Antipas, 4 BCE to 40 CE 4 BCE to 40 CE AE 19.
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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