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Flashcards in Jewish History Deck (15):
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Destruction of the first temple

586 BCE

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Alexander the Great conquers Israel

329 BCE

3

Hellenic rule in Judea

332-165 BCE

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Hasmonean rule in Judea

168-164 BCE

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Herod's reign

37-4 BCE

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Historical timeline

Ongoing timeline with aproximate gaps for the right times. BCE and CE are used

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Acculturation

Incorporating others cultures in your life but fully honouring your own

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Assimilation

Taking on another culture forgetting you're own

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Hellenism

Greek culture

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Hassidism

• very religious Jewish sect
• formed in the 1700's

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Saducees

•Hellenistic Jewish sect
•Didn't' believe in resurrection
• beleived in written law
• upper class
• small population

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Pharisees

•middle class
• orthodox
• believe in resurrection
• written and oral law
•majority of the population

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Essenes

• lived in the dessert, caves.
• very religious
• believe resurrection
• very strict
• mostly men
• 4000 of them

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Septuagint

Translation of the Torah to Greek

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Alexander the Great

•329 BCE
• liked the Jews as they said he would win the war over Darius
• 323/4 BCE