MembersHerod Street in Jerusalem?

King Herod, so-called “the great,” was appointed in the first century BC by the Roman Empire as its vassal ruler in the Province of Judea.

By Gershon Nerel |
Herodion
Photo: Photo: public domain

He died in the year 4 BC at his winter residence in Jericho, and his body was laid in a unique mausoleum built at Herodium, near Bethlehem, known in Israel as the Herodion, where his tomb was recently unearthed.

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