Herod Agrippa II

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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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A contribution to the Greenwood Guides to Historic Events of the Ancient World, Cynthia White's overview of the emergence of Christianity follows the general format of that series: a chronological timeline, including a list with the dates of Roman emperors from Augustus through the House of Theodosius and of the rulers of Judea from Judas Maccabeus through Agrippa II, biographies of key literary and historical figures, a selection of primary documents illustrating the religious situation of early Christianity, and a glossary, annotated bibliography, and index.
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.
Rajak on the speech of Agrippa II in Josephus' Jewish War, G.