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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He proposes a complex ensemble that includes on the west side a rider, identifiable as Herod Agrippa II, as well as figures in chariots drawn by lions and panthers, and on the east side Athena and another deity on a chariot drawn by lions and flanked by captives.
Some were of royal blood, descendants of the old Hasmonaean kings (164-37 BCE), or of Herod the Great, the puppet king of Judea (37-4 BCE); and the latter's great-grandson, King Herod Agrippa II (50-93 CE) still ruled a string of territories on the borders of the Roman province.