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The life and times of Herod the Great

Author: Stewart Perowne
Publisher: New York : Abingdon Press, [1959]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Using Josephus as a source, presents Herod the Great and the times in which he lived. Contains a chronological table of the time.
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Perowne, Stewart, 1901-1989.
Life and times of Herod the Great.
New York : Abingdon Press, [1959]
(OCoLC)988223899
Named Person: Herod, King of Judea; Herod, King of Judea
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stewart Perowne
OCLC Number: 721189
Description: 186 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Origins --
Patriotism is not enough --
Pompey --
False dawn --
Julius Caesar and the Jews --
Herod's début --
War and marriage --
Flight and triumph --
Herod the king --
Women at war --
Actium and after --
Herod and Octavian --
Herod and Mariamme --
The client king --
The two Jewries --
Herod's policy --
Trial and success --
Herod's buildings I : Jerusalem, Jericho and Herodium --
Herod's buildings II : Sebaste, Caesarea and the rest of Palestine, Syria and Asia --
The temple I : site, walls and enclave --
The temple II : gates, shrine and liturgy --
Heyday --
Last years : the Nabataeans --
Alexander and Aristobulus --
Antipater and Herod : the end --
A verdict.
Responsibility: Stewart Perowne.

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Using Josephus as a source, presents Herod the Great and the times in which he lived. Contains a chronological table of the time.

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