Kingdom of Israel

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The Kingdom of Israel may refer to any of the historical kingdoms of ancient Israel, including:

Fully independent (ca 567 years)

Self-governing region (ca 134 years)

  • Yehud Medinata (539–332 BCE), autonomous province of the Persian Achaemenid Empire, translated as "the province of Judah" or Israel
  • Herodian Kingdom, client kingdom ruled by Herod the Great (37–4 BCE), and to varying degrees by his heirs (the last Agrippa II lived to c. 100 CE), primarily known as Roman Judea (or cognates) but also called Israel in the Gospels and Book of Acts

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