Herodian: Herod the Great built this monumental fortress and palace in the Judean desert south of Jerusalem, and was buried here. The site was a rebel stronghold during the great revolts against the Romans.
Southern retaining wall of the Herodian Temple mount. The stairs led up to the court of the gentiles. The red-roofed basilica is called the Royal Stoa. (Model of the SECOND TEMPLE, (Herod's Temple), Holy Land Hotel, Jerusalem)
Paul Delaroche (1797-1856) “Herodias” (1843) Oil on canvas Located in the Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Cologne, Germany Herodias (15 BC-after 39 AD) was a princess of the Herodian Dynasty of Judaea during the time of the Roman Empire.
Drawn by John White Date A Pictish warrior holding a human head; nude, body stained and painted with birds, animals and serpents carrying shield and man's head, with large curved sword Watercolour touched with bodycolour and white over graphite