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Hellenism

The Intertestamental Period – Glossary of Terms

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Course: 
Roman Palestine
Lecture: 
1011 Glossary

The period 200 BC to 200 CE was a time of history-making changes in Jewish culture and religious and political philosophy. It also harbors the beginnings of the development of Christian philosophy, culture and beliefs. For these reasons events of that period still exerts considerable influence on large segments of Western philosophy and culture today. That is what makes it such an interesting period to study.

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The Rise and Fall of the Hasmonean Kingdom

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Alexander the Great changed the face of Judea along with the rest of the then-known world. He reigned as emperor from 356 to 323. BCE In 336 BCE he became king of Macedonia and of the Greek city-states conquered by his father, Philip II. Within a decade he defeated the Persians and fell heir to their empire.

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Theophyle
Original Date: 
March 1, 2009
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BCE Articles from Theophyle's English Blog - Babylon and the Second Temple Period
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The Rise and Fall of the Hasmonean Kingdom – 2

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The Heavy Hand of Antiochus IV and the Rise of the Maccabees

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Theophyle
Original Date: 
March 2, 2009
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BCE Articles from Theophyle's English Blog - Babylon and the Second Temple Period
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The Rise and Fall of the Hasmonean Kingdom – 3

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Combining Political and Religious Power

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Theophyle
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March 3, 2009
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The Rise and Fall of the Hasmonean Kingdom – 4

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The Temple and the Priests Under Hasmonean Rule

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March 4, 2009
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BCE Articles from Theophyle's English Blog - Babylon and the Second Temple Period
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The Jewish Society in Roman Palestine (3)

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The Samaritans

The best-known incident in the Bible regarding the Samaritans is of course the parable of the Good Samaritan in Luke 10:25–37: A priest and a Levite both pass by a man who has been robbed and beaten. The Samaritan, however, stops and takes care of him. Then, as now, Samaritans were not at the top of the social pecking order, and that is precisely the point of the story.

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Author: 
Theophyle
Original Date: 
March 7, 2009
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BCE Articles from Theophyle's English Blog - Babylon and the Second Temple Period
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The Roman World of Jesus

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The Cultural environment of the Hellenistic-Roman World of Jesus

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Theophyle
Original Date: 
March 9, 2009
Book: 
CE Articles from Theophyle's English Blog
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The Roman World of Jesus (2)

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Greek theology

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Theophyle
Original Date: 
March 10, 2009
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CE Articles from Theophyle's English Blog
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Jacob, Who ? – 1

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Manetho and Josephus Flavius

By vocation Manetho was an Egyptian priest associated with the cult of Serapis. He was not only well versed in the high Greek culture of his day, but he was also thoroughly familiar with Egyptian lore and could read hieroglyphics. He was the first Egyptian to write a history of his country in Greek.

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Author: 
Theophyle
Original Date: 
August 2, 2009
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BCE Articles from Theophyle's English Blog - The Patriarchal Stories
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