Originally Posted by Captain Amazing
Note, that the Gospel of Luke doesn't say that Jesus was born during the reign of Herod the Great. It says that John the Baptist (who had apparently been conceived but not yet born when Jesus was conceived), was born "in the time of Herod king of Judea", but that could just as easily refer to Archelaus.
Herod the Great was the last king of Judea. Archelaus was an ethnarch. And Matthew clearly states that Jesus was born when Herod the Great was king, up to two years before the Massacre, plus an indeterminate time spent in Egypt after the Massacre, until Herod died.