Who was King Herod?

Answer King Herod (74 BC-4 BC), also known as Herod the Great, was the Roman king of a Jewish state in the Middle East. His legacy is famous for its many great buildings and bloodshed.Early LifeHerod was ... Read More »

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When did King Herod die?

According to National Geographic, King Herod was born in 73 B.C. and died in 4 B.C. He was the king of the ancient Judea and was best known for building the "largest artificial harbor in the Medite... Read More »

Was King Herod a Jew?

King Herod was born to an Arab father, but throughout his life declared himself a practicing Jew. Although many in the Jewish community disliked and distrusted him because of his ethnicity, he pers... Read More »

In what year did King Herod die?

King Herod was appointed the King of Judea by the Romans in 37 B.C. In the Nativity story, he is portrayed as a tyrant that ordered the massacre of newborn babies in Bethlehem, because a new King o... Read More »

How many years was Herod Agrippa II king?

Herod Agrippa II ruled portions of ancient Palestine from 50 A.D to about 93 or 94 A.D. Sources disagree on the date of Agrippa's death, according to the Catholic Encyclopedia and Encyclopedia Brit... Read More »