Herodium, another view
Our previous post showed an aerial view of Herod’s fortress, the Herodium. Today’s photo offers a view from ground level.
Herodium. Photo by Leon Mauldin.
The Herodium can easily be seen from nearby Bethlehem.
Herod is known for his atrocity of killing the baby boys in Bethlehem from age two and under. That is consistent with what is known of him from secular history.
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