Herod Agrippa II

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Herod Agrippa II

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(Biography) died ?93 ad, king of territories in N Palestine (50–?93 ad). He presided (60) at the trial of Saint Paul and sided with the Roman authorities in the Jewish rebellion of 66
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The topics include towards a neutral comparison of the synoptic gospels: minor agreements as misleading category, Acts as biblical rewriting of the gospels and Paul's letters, Luke's use of the Old Testament in the sending of the seventy(-two): a compositional study, rewritten stereotypes: scripture and cultural echo in Luke's parable of the widow and the judge, and Luke's readers and Josephus: Paul and Agrippa II as a test case.
Josephus's works include more than 300 letters; embedded letters feature prominently in the Herod narratives (War 1 and Antiquities 15-17) and the Life, where Josephus cites 62 letters from Agrippa II to assert the truth of his report of the war between Rome and the Jews.
24) Two years later Josephus has Agrippa II plead against a Jewish revolt in a speech detailing Rome's military might: a fleet of forty warships had pacified an unnavigable and wild sea, where once the hostile coastal tribes marauded.
Josephus writes in his histories that work on the Temple Mount was completed by King Agrippa II, a great-grandson of Herod.