A historical story about the last Hasmonean king – the Herodian Agrippa best known from the New Testament and also from the book and tv series I Claudius. The story is by famous Hebrew poet Shaul Tchernichovsky.
Coin minted by Herod Agrippa with his picture:
The story originally had appeared in Hebrew at 1943.
And in English translation of Sulamith Schwartz at the magazine Israel argosy / no 6 at 1958
watch s diffrernt version about Agrippa based on the book:
Claudius the God (1935)
see elso about Herod Agrippa:
Daniel R. Schwartz
Agrippa I :the last king of Judaea /Tubingen : J. C. B. Mohr, c1990
The real Messiah :the throne of St. Mark and the true origins of Christianity /.London : Watkins Publishing, c2009
The Real Messiah explodes the myth that Jesus was the long-prophesied Messiah of the Jewish nation. Indeed, it argues that Jesus never claimed that role but thought of himself as herald to the true Messiah: Marcus Julius Agrippa, the last King of the Jews and Jesus’ contemporary. It was he who truly founded what became known as Christianity, and wanted to build a faith to which anyone could aspire. Though Marcus Agrippa was initially successful &" –
Minneapolis, : Fortress Press,