And King Herod heard of it . . . He said, “John the Baptist has risen from the dead” (Mark 6:14).
This image, taken in the 1890s, shows the city of Tiberias which Herod Antipas founded as his new capital in AD 20. Though the Gospels never mention Jesus visiting there, Herod nonetheless played an important part in Jesus’s ministry—most notably by beheading John the Baptist.