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Herod Agrippa II

died ?93 ad, king of territories in N Palestine (50--?93 ad). He presided (60) at the trial of Saint Paul and sided with the Roman authorities in the Jewish rebellion of 66
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Josephus's works include more than 300 letters; embedded letters feature prominently in the Herod narratives (War 1 and Antiquities 15-17) and the Life, where Josephus cites 62 letters from Agrippa II to assert the truth of his report of the war between Rome and the Jews.
24) Two years later Josephus has Agrippa II plead against a Jewish revolt in a speech detailing Rome's military might: a fleet of forty warships had pacified an unnavigable and wild sea, where once the hostile coastal tribes marauded.
Josephus writes in his histories that work on the Temple Mount was completed by King Agrippa II, a great-grandson of Herod.
As the Apostle Paul on trial before the Jewish King Agrippa II and the Roman procurator Festus declared, "this was not done in a corner" (Acts 26:26).
He proposes a complex ensemble that includes on the west side a rider, identifiable as Herod Agrippa II, as well as figures in chariots drawn by lions and panthers, and on the east side Athena and another deity on a chariot drawn by lions and flanked by captives.