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Herod : king of the Jews and friend of the Romans

Author: Peter Richardson; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
Publisher: Columbia, S.C. : University of South Carolina Press, ©1996.
Series: Studies on personalities of the New Testament.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Peter Richardson's biographical study of Herod (73-4 BCE) offers insight into the personality of the man who served as the most prominent member of the substantial Herodian family and whose rule shaped the world in which the Christian faith arose. Richardson reveals Herod to be far more complex and important than is generally perceived and demonstrates that an understanding of Herod holds great value for
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Biographies
Named Person: Herod, King of Judea; Hérode, roi de Judée; Herod, King of Judea
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Richardson; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
ISBN: 1570031363 9781570031366
OCLC Number: 34933374
Description: xxv, 360 pages : maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: In the end is the beginning (4 BCE) --
Family matters --
From Idumaea to Petra (to 64 BCE) --
Late Hellenism in the Near East --
From Petra to Rome (64-40 BCE) --
The kingdom --
From Rome to Rhodes (40-30 BCE) --
Herod's buildings --
From Rhodes to Rome (30-17 BCE) --
Herod and religion --
From Rome to Jericho (17-4 BCE) --
The Herods and Christianity --
"The achievements of King Herod" (4 BCE).
Series Title: Studies on personalities of the New Testament.
Responsibility: Peter Richardson.

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