Herod the Great


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Related to Herod the Great: John the Baptist, Herod Antipas, Pontius Pilate
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Noun1.Herod the Great - king of Judea who (according to the New Testament) tried to kill Jesus by ordering the death of all children under age two in Bethlehem (73-4 BC)Herod the Great - king of Judea who (according to the New Testament) tried to kill Jesus by ordering the death of all children under age two in Bethlehem (73-4 BC)
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King Herod the Great invaded twice, second time taking control of large parts of the country ...
| 2007: The tomb of Herod the Great was discovered by Israeli archaeologists south of Jerusalem.
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| 2007: The tomb of Herod the Great discovered by Israeli archaeologists south of Jerusalem.
Woven into this history are profiles of some of the ancient world's larger-than-life figures including: Alexander the Great, Julius Caesar, Mark Antony, Cleopatra, Herod the Great, John the Baptist, Jesus of Nazareth, and the apostle Paul, to mention a few.
The Western Wall, a restraint for the foundations built by Herod the Great 2000 years ago, is a sacred place of prayer.
Our brains must have been so fried by the uncompromising noonday sun I doubt any one of us retained much of what our guide Ikey told us about the palace that Herod the Great built at Masada, at the southern end of the Judean Desert, overlooking the Dead Sea.
The Many Faces of Herod the Great. By ADAM KOLMAN MARSHAK.
-The world's first and most popular health resort, the Dead Sea was a favorite among royalty with the likes of King Herod the Great and Queen Cleopatra.
Construction of the existing Temple platform was begun by Herod the Great in 20 BC and today bears witness to the outstanding achievements of his engineers.
The works on the magnificent temple of Jerusalem with its marble and gold started by Herod the Great in 19 BC were already in their 46th year when the confrontation between Jesus and the temple authorities took place.
Herod the Great fears an infant resting in his mother's arms.