Herod's oppression • Earth.com Herod's oppression

Thirty years later, Egyptian queen Cleopatra gave the green light to Herod the Great, the Judean ruler, to go on the offensive against the Nabataeans. As a result, Herod and his cavalry occupied and pillaged the trade-centric tribal kingdom. The Nabataeans then gathered in Canatha, Syria, but Herod’s forces once again prevailed over them. Photo Credit: José Luiz / Wikimedia Commons

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