CLASS 6 NOTES

CLASS 6 NOTES - CLASS 6 NOTES 9/4/08 2 temples to god of...

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CLASS 6 NOTES 9/4/08 2 temples to god of Israel in Egypt o Samaritan temple was a rival temple to the one in Jerusalem o Reason it was considered a schism Galilee was part of Kingdom of Israel o Had been settled by the 12 tribes o Descendants of Israelites o Intermarried Many documents found in ruins of Elephantine that gives archeologists valuable information about the settlement o Both personal documents and documents recording celebrations of Jewish holidays Conquests of Alexander the Great and the Beginning of the Hellenistic Period (332 B.C.) 336 B.C. - Alexander becomes king of Macedonian, succeeding his father Philip II 334 B.C. - launched invasion of the Persian empire o Fought 3 battles against Darius III, King of Persia o Won all 3 o After last battle in 331 B.C., Darius's own men murder him Alexander becomes King of Persia 332 B.C. - Made detour to Egypt o Wanted to make sure part of his empire o Egypt was rich in gold and agriculture Passed through Palestine to reach Egypt, but changed nothing replaced rulers with his men
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