SI Period Between the Testaments

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REL 1310 Dr. Holleyman March 17, 2008 The Period Between Testaments 1. Define Apocrypha. How does this term fit into the Period Between the Testaments? 2. List the important developments that occurred during the Perisan Period (539-322 B.C.E.). 3. Alexander the Great brings ____________ to the Holy Land? Define this term. 4. After the death of Alexander the Great, what happens to his empire and how does this affect the Jews? 5. The ___________ is developed at Alexandria during the ___________ Period. 6. Define Epiphanes.
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7. Who uses the title Epiphanes to describe himself? 8. Explain how Antiochus IV differs from previous rulers over the Jews. Essentially, what are his policies toward the Jews? 9. The Jewish term for “pious-ones” is __________.
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Unformatted text preview: 10. Who leads a guerilla war against the Seleucids? Who is called the “Hammer?” 11. What is the Festival of Lights, and what is the term we use to identify this festival? 12. What is the name of the dynasty that emerges out of the Maccabean Revolt? What type of dynasty is this? 13. Who conquers the Hasmoneans and when did this occurs? 14. ___________ is installed by the Romans to rule over _________. How is this ruler viewed? 15. After the death of Herod the Great, what happens to his kingdom? 16. What is a synagogue and how does it differ from the Temple? 17. Provide a description of the following groups: Sanhedrin: Sadducees: Pharisees: Scribes: Zealots: Samaritans: People of the Land:...
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