A. Mixed feelings. He surely was not a descendent of the House of David and therefore traditionally unworthy of kingship, and the beginning of his reign saw much bloodshed when he killed much of the Rabbinic leadership. But later on, for whatever reason, he undertook a massive refurbishing and beautifying of Jerusalem’s Temple and the Talmud speaks highly of that endeavor. All this is spelled out in Talmud Bava Basra, first chapter.