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Agrippa I (c. 7 BCE – 43/44 CE) and Agrippa II (27/28 CE – 100?)
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, father and son, the last Herodian kings. The brief reign of Agrippa I, grandson of Herod, is a hiatus in the progressive Roman annexation of all of Palestine. He is best known for his persecution of the Church (Acts 12). After his death imperial governors again ruled Palestine. Small sections in the north and north-east were granted first to Agrippa I's brother and then to Agrippa II, who eventually acquired some territories in Galilee and also Peraea, maintaining his position until the 90s. He attempted to dissuade the Jews of Jerusalem from rebellion (Josephus, War II, …

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Schwartz, Daniel R., “Agrippa I (c. 7 BCE – 43/44 CE) and Agrippa II (27/28 CE – 100?)”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 08 August 2022 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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