Tag: herod the great

What the Temple Mount Floor Looked Like

10/24 | More than a hundred colorful polished stone tiles have been recovered by the Temple Mount Sifting Project. The tiles reveal what the Temple Mount floors looked like in Herod’s time.   Read more…

Posted in Temple at Jerusalem.

Machaerus: Beyond the Beheading of John the Baptist

10/23 | According to the Synoptic Gospels, Herod Antipas had John the Baptist imprisoned and killed at the request of the beautiful Salome. The historian Josephus locates the event at the eastern   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Sites.

Herod Antipas in the Bible and Beyond

10/23 | Who was Herod Antipas? This son and successor of Herod the Great ruled Galilee when Jesus lived, and he participated in the trial of Jesus. In BAR, Morten Hørning Jensen   Read more…

Posted in People in the Bible.


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