The Herodian Dynasty of Judæa

The Feet of Iron and Earthenware After the Hasmonean Heyday

'And whereas thou sawest the feet and toes, part of potters' clay, and part of iron, the kingdom shall be divided; but there shall be in it of the strength of the iron, forasmuch as thou sawest the iron mixed with miry clay'

(The Feet of Iron and Clay. Daniel 2:41-43)


Continue studying the political conditions that led from Hasmonean supremacy to Herodian usurpation of power over the people of Judæa here.