Person:Herod the Great (1)

Herod the Great _____
b.Bet 73 BC and 74 BC
  1. Herod Archelaus _____23 - 18
  2. Herod Antipas _____Bef 20 - Aft 39
  3. Olympias _____
  1. Herod II _____Abt 27 - 33
  • HHerod the Great _____Bet 73 & 74 - 4
  • W.  Doris (add)
  1. Antipater _____
  • HHerod the Great _____Bet 73 & 74 - 4
  • W.  Elpis (add)
  1. Salome _____
Facts and Events
Name Herod the Great _____
Gender Male
Death[1] 4 BC Arīḥā, Aḍ Ḍaffah al Gharbīyah, Israel
Birth[1] Bet 73 BC and 74 BC
Other? House of Herodian
Reference Number? Q51672?

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Herod (; , Greek: , Hērōdēs; 74/73 BCE – c. 4 BCE),[1][2][3][4] also known as Herod the Great and Herod I, was a Roman client king of Judea, referred to as the Herodian kingdom. The history of his legacy has polarized opinion, as he is known for his colossal building projects throughout Judea, including his expansion of the Second Temple in Jerusalem (Herod's Temple), the construction of the port at Caesarea Maritima, the fortress at Masada, and Herodium. Vital details of his life are recorded in the works of the 1st century CE Roman–Jewish historian Josephus. Herod also appears in the Christian Gospel of Matthew as the ruler of Judea who orders the Massacre of the Innocents at the time of the birth of Jesus. Despite his successes, including singlehandedly forging a new aristocracy from practically nothing, he has still garnered criticism from various historians. His reign polarizes opinion amongst scholars and historians, some viewing his legacy as evidence of success, and some as a reminder of his tyrannical rule.[5]

Upon Herod's death, the Romans divided his kingdom among three of his sons and his sister—Archelaus became ethnarch of the tetrarchy of Judea, Herod Antipas became tetrarch of Galilee and Peraea, Philip became tetrarch of territories north and east of the Jordan, and Salome I was given a toparchy including the cities of Jabneh, Ashdod, and Phasaelis.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Herod the Great, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.