Z asked in Arts & HumanitiesHistory · 1 decade ago

Who had miltary and legal control of Bethlehem at the time of Jesus' birth?

Would the town of Bethlehem have fallen under the direct authority of Herod? Would Roman soldiers have been found there? Thanks.

3 Answers

  • 1 decade ago
    Favorite Answer

    Yes to both. Herod was governor, and he had Roman soldiers under his control. ALL Roman provinces were equipped with soldiers.

  • 1 decade ago

    Rome controlled the area and Herod was the Governor of the province

  • Lori J
    Lv 6
    1 decade ago

    Roman Empire. Herod was placed there to govern on Rome's behalf.

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