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1

What forces did Seron command?

Syrian Forces
(1 Maccabees 3:13)

2

What time frames does 1 Maccabees chapter 3 take place?

170-160 BC

3

What areas did the Seleucid realm cover?

Syria, Asia Minor, Judaea

4

What was the capital of Syria?

Antioch
(1 Maccabees 3:37)

5

What is the name of Antiochus IV son?

Eupator (Antiochus V)

6

What does Eupator mean?

Born of a noble father

7

How did Ephiphanes continue to pay his troops for a year in advance?

Invaded Persia and took their tribute money

(1 Maccabees 3:30-31)

8

In what city were the Israelites being sold as slaves?

Emmaus
(1 Maccabees 3:40)

9

List the Seleucid generals who led campaigns against the Maccabean Revolt.

Apollonius, Seron, Ptolemy Macron, Nicanor, Gorgias, Lysias

10

Who was Ptolemy Macron’s father?

Dorymenes
(1 Maccabees 3:38)

11

Who is Lysias?

Kinsman of Ephiphanes and tutor to the crown prince
(1 Maccabees 3:32-33)

12

1 Maccabees 3:48 And laid open the book of the law, wherein the heathen had sought to paint the likeness of their images.

What is this act known as in today’s terms?

Iconoclasm

13

What land did the residue of Seron’s army flee to after they were defeated?

Land of the Philistines
(1 Maccabees 3:24)

14

Who is Apollonius?

Seleucid general who was military governor in Samaria

15

Why were the workers of iniquity troubled by Judas Maccabaeus?

These were our people who joined with the heathen and would be put to death along with them
(1 Maccabees 2:44, Isaiah 13:15)

16

How did Judas make our forefather Jacob glad with his acts?

By keeping the law, bearing rule, and having power
(Sirach 44:1-3)

17

Judas smote many kings during his time. What other forefather is known for doing the same?

Joshua
(Joshua 1:1-5, Joshua 10:22-26)

18

Why was Judas’s memorial blessed?

He was righteous and kept the laws
(Proverbs 10:7)

19

What general was sent by Antiochus IV after Apollonius was put to death?

Seron