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Isolated archaeological site offers ‘time capsule’ of Biblical story

The Jordan Times 04 Jan 2023
The mountain stronghold was both a palace and a military outpost controlling the area on the border with the Nabataen Kingdom, and Jerusalem could be seen from its bulwark ... Machaerus was the easternmost of the Herodian fortresse, with a lavish palace surrounded by the lower city and hot springs.
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Contemplating the history of Good Friday and Passover

Kingsport Times-News 15 Apr 2022
Today is Good Friday ... Sign Up ... Secondly, Judea had historically enjoyed a special status among the client kingdoms that were nominally independent but under Rome’s thumb. The rulers of the Herodian dynasty furnished troops and support to Rome. In turn, the Judeans out of all the subject kingdoms were exempted from acknowledging the Roman deities ... ....
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It would be a crime to ‘Disnefy’ Notre Dame

The Spectator 27 Nov 2021
Sacré bleu! Plans are afoot to turn Notre Dame cathedral, once it’s restored, into what some have called a ‘politically correct Disneyland... New sound and light effects will be introduced to create ‘emotional spaces’ ... serious, intelligent, medieval ... They are borne out of the Herodian Kingdom of Judea, part of the Roman Empire, in the first century AD.
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Machaerus – The Palace Fortress of King Herod

Heritage Daily 28 Dec 2020
Herod was a Roman client king of Judea (referred to as the Herodian kingdom), where he commissioned the construction of many major colossal building projects, such as the port at Caesarea Maritima, the fortress at Masada, the Tomb of the Patriarchs in Hebron, and the renovation of the Second Temple in Jerusalem.
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Herodium – The Palace Fortress of King Herod

Heritage Daily 22 Dec 2020
Herod was a Roman client king of Judea (referred to as the Herodian kingdom), where he commissioned the construction of many major colossal building projects, such as the port at Caesarea Maritima, the fortress at Masada, the Tomb of the Patriarchs in Hebron, and the renovation of the Second Temple in Jerusalem ... Image Credit . – CC BY 2.0.
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A Brief History of Jerusalem

CounterPunch 26 Nov 2014
970-931) the kingdom of Israel reaches its height and the great temple in Jerusalem is built ... There was a temple (the “Second Temple”) in Jerusalem, center of an evolving Jewish religion, but no independent “Jewish state” until the advent of the Hasmonean Kingdom that lasted a mere century (140-37 BCE), followed by the Herodian line.
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The Skill That Made Jesus A Great Leader

Fast Company 09 Oct 2013
Jesus was a carpenter. Actually, he was a tekton ... A tekton was a day laborer ... If you took, let’s say, some Herodian elite and some farmer and said to both of them, “The Kingdom of God is a like a mustard seed,” the farmer understands what that means ... The Herodian elite would have no idea what you’re referring to ... And avoid the Herodian elite. [Image ... .
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Paul's 'Comrade-in-Arms' Epaphroditus and the First Gospels

Huffington Post 04 Sep 2013
Out of it proceeds the positive portrayal, where possible (it almost always was), of Roman officials and Herodian puppets ... There was also another "Maccabean Herodian" resident in Rome in those years - one Tigranes, who was sent by Nero to be "King of Armenia" (another of these petty "Kingdoms" in the East run by "Herodians").
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In Israel's columns, frescoes, and desert palaces, Herod the Great lives on

Yahoo Daily News 19 Mar 2013
“He was the last great Jewish king here,” responds Ilya Burda, an employee at Herodian ... After Herod’s death, his kingdom was divided between four of his children ... But by then the Herodian kingdom had been overtaken by direct Roman rulers, who destroyed the Second Temple in 70 AD, though much of Herod's stamp on the land can still be seen today.
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The Shoshana Collection Of Ancient Judaean Coins, Part 2, Comes To Long Beach From Heritage Auctions

noodls 21 Aug 2012
Press Release - August 21, 2012 ... 5 ... "It comprises 585 lots covering about 1,700 years of history," said Michaels, "from the first coins ever struck in ancient Judaea - circa 480 BC - to the fall of the Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem in 1187." ... The Maccabean and Herodian Kingdoms (135 BC-93 AD), the first independent Judaean kingdoms to strike coins ... .
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Islam and the West: Fight the radicals from common ground

International Herald Tribune 17 Aug 2006
The modern Islamist terrorists, in contrast, are analogous to the Zealots who decided to wage a war on the Romans hoping that violence would bring about the Kingdom of God.  What the Islamic world needs today is to find a path that is different from Herodianism and from Zealotry.
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