03.06.23 Herod Antipas builds Tiberias

Bill Heinrich  -  Jan 14, 2016  -  Comments Off on 03.06.23 Herod Antipas builds Tiberias

03.06.23 A.D. 18 Herod Antipas builds Tiberias

In July, Herod Antipas founded the Galilean city of Tiberias built around 17 natural hot springs. After he relocated his capitol there from Sepphoris, the region became so prosperous, that the Sea of Galilee became known as the Sea of Tiberias. Since Tiberias is only a few miles from Capernaum and other areas where Jesus ministered, He was always under the watchful eye of Herod and his spy network.

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