Herod (National Geographic)

National Geographic has a feature article on Herod: The Holy Land’s Visionary Builder.

Long reviled as a villain, Herod was one of the most imaginative and energetic builders of the ancient world, guiding his kingdom to new prosperity and power. His unearthed tomb reflects both his cruelty and his brilliance.

Click here here to see more beautiful photographs and take an eight question quiz on Herod.

Thanks for the heads up: Jim West – who thanks  Antonio ‘The Relic Hunter’ Lombatti .)