Herod the Great


The king of Judea in the first century b.c., Herod ordered the Massacre of the Innocents. His son, Herod Antipas, was responsible for the beheading of John the Baptist at the behest of Herod's stepdaughter, Salome.

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QUIZ YOURSELF ON THESE WORDS FROM BROWN GIRL DREAMING!

Visualize yourself passing this quiz on words from Jacqueline Woodson’s exquisite verse novel “Brown Girl Dreaming,” and then take the quiz to prove you can do it! (Because you can.)
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What does “barren” mean?
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