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Her·od

 (hĕr′əd) Known as "the Great." 73?-4 bc.
King of Judea (40-4) who, according to the New Testament, attempted to kill the infant Jesus by ordering the death of all children under the age of two in Bethlehem.

Herod

(ˈhɛrəd)
n
(Biography) called the Great. ?73–4 bc, king of Judaea (37–4). The latter part of his reign was notable for his cruelty: according to the New Testament he ordered the Massacre of the Innocents

Her•od

(ˈhɛr əd)

n.
( “the Great” ) 73?–4 B.C., king of Judea 37–4.
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References in classic literature ?
It was built by Herod Antipas, the murderer of John the Baptist, and named after the Emperor Tiberius.
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Chapter three discusses the changes in power arrangements within Palestine and more narrowly within Galilee under the "aristocratic politics" of Herod Antipas, which fostered social stratification, control of land and peasants by use of taxes, warfare, and conscripted labor, and improvements in infrastructure benefiting the elite, not peasants.
Herod Antipas, for example, well-educated in Rome, missing Rome's pleasures, and puzzled to find so many men in Judea called Jesus, "an ordinary man who wanted to burn shadows" as a disciple said.
John went to jail rather for his commitment to the truth about marriage and family life, indeed for his insistence on the truth about a particular marriage and a particular family: that of Herod Antipas and Herodias.