Lost Worlds: Herod the Great (2007)

History Channel

A model of the city in King Herod's time. All available land would have been covered by buildings
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Revisit the glorious, living city built by the biblical king who really put Jerusalem on the map.

  • Marvel at the magnificent structures King Herod built for the Ages but stood for only decades.
  • Ravishing computer reconstructions show ruins in their original glory.
  • Unique access to some of the most important archeological sites in the Holy Land.

LOST WORLDS journeys through time to relive some of the most crucial events in world history within the walls where they occurred. In each revealing episode, discover secrets of the past with a team of historical detectives using evidence from recent excavations, state-of-the-art scientific studies, and historical documents. History comes alive before your eyes.

While his role in the Bible is troublesome to believers, King Herod's civic and architectural legacy is absolutely amazing, especially since it was achieved under the thumb of Roman rule. In this episode, LOST WORLDS returns to the Holy Land, to the time when prophets walked the Earth and gods competed for the devotion of men, when Herod, king of Judea, accomplished so very much.

Watch as Herod's impressive projects are charted, including his masterpiece, Herod's Temple. Be among the first to rest eyes on the king's accomplishments in nearly two millennia. Be amazed by the extravagance and beauty of the buildings HEROD THE GREAT meant for eternity.


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