Flashcards in Chapters 1-4 Deck (9)
What was the abomination of desolation?
Antiochus IV committed abomination of desolation 165 bc pig sacrificed burns copies of Torah, erects Zeus idol in temple
Which group cooperated with hellinization and which did not?
Sadducees did. Pharisee did not?
What is hellenization?
Spread of Greek culture through Greek cities language and dress.
Who initiated hellinization in Palestine?
Alexander the Great or Antiochus epiphanes
What is the intertestamental period?
400 year span between OT and NT
What were the names of the ruling Jewish family during intertestamental period?
What was the function of the synagogue and when was it first established?
Local places of worship established in the intertestamental period.
Language of commerce and religious instruction?
Greek for commerce and Hebrew for religious.