Flashcards in 1 Maccabees 1 Deck (17)
Phillip was the first king to do what?
Unite all the Greek city states under one rule (Athens, Sparta, etc.)
Which Darius did Alexander defeat? Provide year and name of battle?
Darius III, 331 BC, Battle of Guagamela
Who was mentor to Alexander the Greek?
Where is the prophecy written about Alexander being the first over Greece?
What was the cause of Alexander’s death?
STD caused by a homosexual lifestyle
Who prophesied about Alexander parting his kingdom into 4?
Daniel in Daniel 8:8
Who are the 4 notable ones that came up after Alexander?
Ptolemy, Seleucus, Cassander, Lysimachus
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
What does Ephiphanes mean?
God manifest on earth
Who was Antiochus Ephiphanes’s brother?
Who was the high priest when Antiochus Ephiphanes took the kingdom?
Jason, 2 Maccabees 4:7
What is the Greek word for place of exercise?
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
In 1 Maccabees 1:41 it mentions "Making everyone all one people". What is the term called today?
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
Where is modern day Chettim?