Sentence Examples


  • He was the father of Herod the Great, whose family thus was Idumaean in origin.
  • Of the Temple and probably formed the basis of the citadel built by Simon Maccabaeus, which again was succeeded by the fortress of Antonia, constructed by Herod the Great, and one of the most important positions at the time of the siege by Titus.
  • At the corner stood the residence of the Babylonian governor, near the site upon which King Herod afterwards built his magnificent palace.
  • The Asmonean dynasty lasted a few years longer, but finally came to an end when Herod the Great, with the aid of the Romans, took possession of Jerusalem and became the first king of the Idumaean dynasty.
  • Herod again raised the city to the position of an important capital, restoring the fortifications, and rebuilding the Temple from its foundations.

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