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Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Asaf T.
published on 09 September 2016

The Herodium, fortress and mausoleum of Herod the Great (reign c. 75 – 4 BCE). The fortress was built on the Jebel Fureidis mountain, 11 km south of Jerusalem, and completed c. 15 BCE. It included a palace structure within its walls and a town at the foot of the mountain.

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T., A. (2016, September 09). Herodium. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/5665/herodium/

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T., Asaf. "Herodium." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 09, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/5665/herodium/.

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T., Asaf. "Herodium." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 09 Sep 2016. Web. 05 Feb 2023.

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