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Author Gelb, Norman.
Title Herod the Great : statesman, visionary, tyrant / Norman Gelb.
Published Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2013.
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 Floor2  DS122.3 .G45 2013    IN LIBRARY
Description xvii, 209 p. : map ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 193-201) and index.
Contents Introduction: The making of Herod the Great -- Beginnings -- The road to Jerusalem -- Securing the throne -- A new start -- Cultural divide -- Palace intrigue -- Crisis -- The end looms -- Closure -- Herod : the image -- Herod's heirs -- The other Herodians -- Afterword: The dawn of Christianity.
Summary Presents the life of the first century king of Judea, discussing many of the myths surrounding him and describing the achievements of his reign which transformed Judea into a stable, profitable state within the Roman empire.
Subject Herod I, King of Judea, 73 B.C.-4 B.C.
Jews -- Kings and rulers -- Biography.
Jews -- History -- 168 B.C.-135 A.D.
ISBN 9781442210653 cloth alkaline paper
1442210656 cloth alkaline paper
9781442210660 paperback alkaline paper
1442210664 paperback alkaline paper
9781442210677 (ebk.)
1442210672 (ebk.)
OCLC number 811598220