Tag: herod the great

The Royal Banquet Hall of King Herod the Great in Jerusalem

03/30 | A banqueting complex was recently identified just beside the Temple Mount. Dating to the time of King Herod the Great, it projects the splendor and comfort enjoyed by royal guests.   Read more…

Posted in Jerusalem.

Herod’s Death, Jesus’ Birth and a Lunar Eclipse

03/02 | Read letters published in the Q&C section of BAR debating the dates of Herod’s death, Jesus’ birth and to which lunar eclipse Josephus was referring.   Read more…

Posted in Jesus/Historical Jesus, People in the Bible, Scholar’s Study.

Herodium: The Tomb of King Herod Revisited

03/02 | Although Josephus states that Herod was buried at Herodium, he does not specify where. Was Herod buried in the mausoleum on the slope or in the fortress at the summit?   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Sites.


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