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Hellenistic period and the second century crisis 323-164

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The Hellenistic Period and the Second Century Crisis: 323-164 BCE
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The Hellenistic Period 334-331 BCE, Alexander the Great conquers the Persian Empire
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Empire of Alexander the Great
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The Hellenistic Period 334-331 BCE, Alexander the Great conquers the Persian Empire 323 BCE, Alexander the Great dies
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The Hellenistic Period 334-331 BCE, Alexander the Great conquers the Persian Empire 323 BCE, Alexander the Great dies Empire is divided among generals, the diadochoi (successors)”
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The territories of the diadochoi , c. 310
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Contested loyalties among Judeans 319 BCE, Ptolemy I takes Jerusalem and brings elites to Egypt, beginning great Jewish culture of Alexandria
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Contested loyalties among Judeans 319 BCE, Ptolemy I takes Jerusalem and brings elites to Egypt, beginning great Jewish culture of Alexandria 301 BCE, Ptolemy secures control of all Palestine, S. Syria, and small portions of Asia Minor
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Contested loyalties among Judeans 319 BCE, Ptolemy I takes Jerusalem and brings elites to Egypt, beginning great Jewish culture of Alexandria 301 BCE, Ptolemy secures control of all Palestine, S. Syria, and small portions of Asia Minor 300 BCE, Seleucus I establishes Antioch as new capitol of empire; grants Jews in Seleucid empire full citizenship and extensive rights
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Kingdoms of the diadochoi after wars, c. 300 BCE
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Pressures on Seleucid and Ptolemaic Empires, c. 270 BCE
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The Seleucid-Ptolemaic Wars: A Test of Judean Loyalties, 274-246 BCE With whom should Judean Jews side?
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The Seleucid-Ptolemaic Wars: A Test of Judean Loyalties, 274-246 BCE With whom should Judean Jews side? 246-219 BCE, Onias II, High Priest in Jerusalem, withholds tribute from Ptolemy III (Josephus, Ant. 12.158-59) Attempts to establish treaty with Spartan king, Areus I (1 Maccabees 12:7-23)
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The Seleucid-Ptolemaic Wars: A Test of Judean Loyalties, 274-246 BCE Onias II and supporters in anti-Egyptian party Joseph of the priestly Tobiad family in Jerusalem attempts to wrest High Priesthood from Oniads
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The Seleucid-Ptolemaic Wars: A Test of Judean Loyalties, 274-246 BCE Onias II and supporters in anti-Egyptian party Joseph of the priestly Tobiad family in Jerusalem attempts to wrest High Priesthood from Oniads 222-204, Ptolemy IV Philopator suppresses rights of Egyptian Jews and attempts to plunder the Jerusalem temple for tribute; he fails (3 Maccabees)
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The beginning of Seleucid rule: 225-187 BCE 225-187 BCE Antiochus III “the Great” rules Seleucid empire
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The beginning of Seleucid rule: 225-187 BCE 225-187 BCE Antiochus III “the Great” rules Seleucid empire 200 BCE, Antiochus the Great conquers Syria-Palestine
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The beginning of Seleucid rule: 225-187 BCE 225-187 BCE Antiochus III “the Great” rules Seleucid empire 200 BCE, Antiochus the Great conquers Syria-Palestine 1) exempted Jerusalem temple from taxes
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The beginning of Seleucid rule: 225-187 BCE 225-187 BCE Antiochus III “the Great” rules Seleucid empire 200 BCE, Antiochus the Great conquers Syria-Palestine 1) exempted Jerusalem temple from taxes 2) patronized priesthood with wealth and temple goods
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The beginning of Seleucid rule: 225-187 BCE 225-187 BCE Antiochus III “the Great” rules Seleucid
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