____ year intervene btwn the Old testament and the new testament
A new ___ _____ came to dominate the homeland of he Jews
____ of the ______ was realized as heavens eternal purpose in Christ
_________s arose and became dominate institution of Judaism
a class of men called ______ became very important.
the exile produced the ______. maybe Jews never returned to their homeland after this.
Babylon was conquered by the _____ under Cyrus
Proved to be a benefactor to the Jews
__ years the ppl finally completed the temple
____ asked a received permission to return to Jerusalem to rebuild the city's walls
a ____ devotion and worship took place under ezra and nehemiah
at the _____ the old testament story ends
_____ of Macedon succeeded in uniting the greek city states under one ruler
Alexander the great
______________ ____ _________ controlled Palestine in 332 BC
the ____ allowed them to maintain the religious autonomy which they had enjoyed under the Persians
_____ DREAMED OF UNIFYING THE WORLd under greek culture
________ spread the greek language
for ___ years this was the common tongue the mediterranean world.
was power in Syria
greek translation of the torah
became the bible for the diaspora jews
____ won palestine form the ptolemies
had been forced out of egypt
vented his rage and frustration on the jews and plundered jerusalem
was the priest forced to offer a sacrifice
mattahias and his ___ sons attacked and killed the man
mattathias' son was named
maccabeus means "the _____"
an annual jewish festival (feast of lights)
a new ruling dynasty in palestine
became powerful and wealthy
civil _____ and military _____ under the hasmoneans led to a roman takeover of palestine in 63 bc
maccabees hasidim hellenist
the ____ ______ and the _----- of the early maccabean period evolved into the Hasmoneans Pharisees, and Sadducees.