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Religion pp jews - Oct 9 Religion Dowd Jews Romans Christians Alexander to Jesus Slide 1 no power Slide 2 Israelites allowed to come back by the

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Oct. 9 Religion – Dowd Jews, Romans, Christians Alexander to Jesus Slide 1 – no power Slide 2 – Israelites allowed to come back by the Persians; Alexander and the Macedonians control Palestine – after his death his territories were divided amongst his generals – Ptolemy ruled Egypt Ptolemies Dynasty) Controlled Palestine until it was take over by the Seleucids (provoked rebellion) Hasmonean dynasty – rule Palestine from 142-63; Romans take over in 63 until 326 CE Seleucids provoke the Maccabean Revolt Hasmonean rule – was the last period during which there was a Jewish state prior to 1948, in the self- understanding of the Jewish ppl who live in Israel now, they had waited a long long time to have a homeland – one of the reasons they hang onto land so tenaciously 40 BCE Rome is in turmoil – Herrod goes to Rome and asks for an army says he will bring peace to Palestine and rule in the interest of Rome – appointed king of the Jews by Rome (37-4 BCE) Caesar – Dictator Augustus Octavian – Emperor
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This note was uploaded on 04/22/2008 for the course REL 1310 taught by Professor Holleyman during the Fall '08 term at Baylor.

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