Herod the trendsetter?

Orit Peleg-Barkat
May 11 2015 12:01AM

Reviled by Jews and Christians alike, Herod was one of the world’s great builders.

David Laskin
April 8 2015 12:01AM

Archaeologists have discovered a grand entryway, consisting of a series of massive arches, at King Herod’s hilltop fortress of Herodium in the Judean desert. And. . .

Tamar Pileggi
Dec. 23 2014 12:01AM

The Second Temple was built in Jerusalem by returnees from Babylonian exile around 516 BCE. Some 500 years later, King Herod undertook a program of. . .

Leen Ritmeyer
Dec. 4 2014 12:01AM

In 73 C.E., Rome’s Tenth Legion laid siege to the last remaining Jewish redoubt at King Herod’s fortress-palace atop the Masada cliff. Exactly how did. . .

Robin Ngo
June 16 2014 12:01AM

A tomb celebrated as Herod’s final resting place at a recent exhibit on the flamboyant king has come under question by archeologists. (Registration required)

Nir Hasson
Oct. 14 2013 12:00AM