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1

Phillip was the first king to do what?

Unite all the Greek city states under one rule (Athens, Sparta, etc.)

2

Which Darius did Alexander defeat? Provide year and name of battle?

Darius III, 331 BC, Battle of Guagamela

3

Who was mentor to Alexander the Greek?

Aristotle

4

Where is the prophecy written about Alexander being the first over Greece?

Daniel 8:21

5

What was the cause of Alexander’s death?

STD caused by a homosexual lifestyle

6

Who prophesied about Alexander parting his kingdom into 4?

Daniel in Daniel 8:8

7

Who are the 4 notable ones that came up after Alexander?

Ptolemy, Seleucus, Cassander, Lysimachus

8

What are the regions that the 4 generals after Alexander controlled? (Provide generals name with his region)

* Ptolemy - Egypt
* Seleuchus - Syria
* Cassander - Greece/Macedonia
* Lysimachus - Asia Minor

9

What does Ephiphanes mean?

God manifest on earth

10

Who was Antiochus Ephiphanes’s brother?

Seleucus

11

Who was the high priest when Antiochus Ephiphanes took the kingdom?

Jason, 2 Maccabees 4:7

12

What is the Greek word for place of exercise?

Gymnasium

13

How did the Jews make themselves uncircumcised?

* Left the laws of our fathers
* Chose to leave priesthood for heathen customs
2 Maccabees 4:14-15

14

In 1 Maccabees 1:41 it mentions "Making everyone all one people". What is the term called today?

Naturalization/melting pot

15

What was the reason for Antiochus making everyone one people? (Provide an explanation and scripture)

That we would forget God’s laws, 1 Maccabees 1:49

16

Where is modern day Chettim?

Cyprus

17

Which Antiochus is Antiochus the King?

Antiochus the 3rd or Antiochus the Great