Cultural depictions of Herod the Great

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This page lists cultural depictions of Herod the Great, grouped by order and arranged by date.



  • Herod the Great is a central character in Elizabeth Cary's The Tragedy of Mariam, the Fair Queen of Jewry (1613). The play is a work of historical fiction, set in 29 B.C., revolving around Herod's second wife, Mariam, and their families, when Herod is believed to have been killed by Octavian (later Caesar Augustus).

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  • "Jennings was to orthodoxy what King Herod was to child-minding" - Former England cricket captain-turned-journalist Mike Atherton reviews the year 2005 and mentions Ray Jennings' less-than-standard method of coaching [1]

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