BAR 24:01, Jan/Feb 1998
The Rulers of Banias
Herod the Great
Emperor Augustus extends the realm of Herod (who served as the puppet governor of Judea since 37 B.C.E.) to include Banias and the lands north and east of the Sea of Galilee.
4 B.C.E.40 C.E.
At Herods death, his kingdom is divided among three of his sons: Archelaus, Antipas and Philip. Philip is awarded Banias and the surrounding region.
Philips nephew Agrippa inherits the territory.
Roman Governor of Syria
Rome deems Agrippas teenage son too young to rule Banias and temporarily gives the lands to the Syrian governor to watch over.
53c. 93 C.E.