Herod the Great* Died in 4 BC* Effective administrator, cruel, supported by Rome* Visited by wise men, killed Bethlehem babies* Greatest builder the ancient Near East ever knew* Had 10 wives, including Cleopatra, Miriam, and Malthace

Philip* Son of Herod the Great and Cleopatra* Effective ruler, popular king* Ruled north and east of Galilee* Built Caesarea Philippi* See Luke 3:1

Antipas* Son of Herod the Great and Malthace* Ruled Galilee and Perea* Killed John the Baptist* Built Tiberias and Sepphoris* Tried Jesus before crucifixion* See Matt. 14:1-12; Luke 3:19; 9:7-9; 13:32; 23:7-12

Archelaus* Son of Herod the Great and Malthace* Poor ruler, deposed by Romans* Ruled Judea* Mary and Joseph settled in Nazareth to avoid him* See Matt. 2:22

Herod Agrippa I* Grandson of Herod the Great* King of Judea* Killed James, put Peter in prison* Was struck down by an angel* See Acts 12:1-24

Agrippa II* Great-grandson of Herod the Great* King of Judea* Paul defends his faith before him* See Acts 25:13, 26:32

Drusilla* Great-granddaughter of Herod the Great, and Sister of Agrippa II* Married Felix, the Roman governor* See Acts 24:24

Bernice* Great-granddaughter of Herod the Great, and Sister of Agrippa II* With her brother at Paul’s defense* See Acts 25:13


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