TITLE

The bittersweet demise of Herod the Great

AUTHOR(S)
Litchfield, W. Reid
PUB. DATE
May 1998
SOURCE
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;May1998, Vol. 91 Issue 5, p283
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information about the terminal sufferings and death of Herod the Great whose original name was Marcus Julius Agrippa. The personality of Herod and his final illness have been described in details. Information about Herod's illness is based on the description given by great Jewish historian Flavius Josephus in his two books " Antiquities of the Jews" and "The Jewish War."
ACCESSION #
23100265

 

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