publication . Article . 2016

the architectural patronage and political prowess of herod the great

Vivian A. Laughlin;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jul 2016 Journal: JOURNAL OF ANCIENT HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY, volume 3 (eissn: 2360-266X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Institute of Archaeology and Art History
Abstract
After supporting Marc Antony in the Battle of Actium (31 B.C.), King Herod, fearful of losing his power, went to Rome, apologized to Augustus and assured him that he was his biggest supporter. Augustus, giving Herod an opportunity to redeem himself, allowed him to return to Judea as King of the Jews. In an effort for Herod to express his continued commitment to Rome, he reconfigured his building styles by making cities that  would depict Rome in the Levant. Herod created architecture that implemented Roman technology, designs, and styles, while co-mingling them with his existing Hellenistic style of architecture that made him forever remembered as Herod the Grea...
Subjects
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publication . Article . 2016

the architectural patronage and political prowess of herod the great

Vivian A. Laughlin;