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Herod the Great: A Biblical Tyrant But An Able Protector of Judaea

September 19, 2019 - General
Herod the Great as depicted in a painting in the Chapel of Madonna and Child. Photo source: Jbribeiro1 / CC BY-SA 4.0.

Herod the Great was a Roman client king of Judaea (known also as the Herodian kingdom) who lived during the 1st century BC. He was also the founder of the Herodian dynasty, whose members, like Herod himself, served as Roman client kings. 


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