SO the Romans lived in plenty of all things, and rested from war.
However, Herod did not lie at rest, but seized upon Idumea, and kept it,
with two thousand footmen, and four hundred horsemen; and this he did by
sending his brother Joseph thither, that no innovation might be made by
Antigonus. He also removed his mother, and all his relations, who had been
in Masada, to Samaria; and when he had settled them securely, he marched
to take the remaining parts of Galilee, and to drive away the garrisons
placed there by Antigonus.