What killed King Herod?
Who was king after Herod?
Herod the Great
|Predecessor||Antigonus II Mattathias (as King of Judea)|
|Successor||Herod Archelaus Herod Antipas Philip the Tetrarch Salome I|
|Born||c. 72 BCE Idumea, Hasmonean Judea|
|Died||March–April 4 BCE (Schürer) or January–April 1 BCE (Filmer) Jericho, Judea|
Who was King Herods father?
What happened to Herod in the Bible?
King Herod the Great, the bloody ruler of ancient Judea, died from a combination of chronic kidney disease and a rare infection that causes gangrene of the genitalia, according to a new analysis of historical records. … It had been suggested that complications of gonorrhoea caused Herod’s death in 4BC, at the age of 69.
Did King Herod have syphilis?
Herod biographer Peter Richardson, a University of Toronto religion expert, says he used to believe his subject died of raging syphilis. However, Richardson, author of Herod: King of the Jews and Friend of the Romans, says Hirschmann’s new diagnosis makes sense.