The Real King Herod


King Herod is regarded as the most fascinating and appalling figure of the biblical world. Shrouded in legend, the evil King is portrayed in every Christmas Nativity play as a monster who killed hundreds of babies and tried to slaughter the baby Jesus in order to retain his title - King of the Jews. But who was the real Herod? Was he real at all, or just a figure of myth? (49m)