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Bible Test for Townsend

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What was this land called before it was called "Palestine"?
Canaan
Led the children of Israel out of Egypt
Moses
What is Moses' protégé name?
Joshua
Name the 3 Kings of the United Kingdom
Saul, David, Solomon
What were the two areas of the Divided Kingdom called?
Northern- Israel, Southern- Judah
What was the capital of Israel?
Jerusalem
What was the capital of Judah?
Samaria
Which prophet prophesied up to and during the Babylonian invasian?
Jeremiah
Assyrians conquered which area?
Israel
Babylon conquered which area?
Judah
Which foreign King is referred to as God's anointed one in the Old testament?
Cyrus
What 2 things did Cyrus allow Jewish people to do?
Sent them back, and gave them supplies and helped them rebuild their temple
Who was ruled the Greek Empire?
Alexander the Great (ATG)
How long did ATG live?
32 years
To make greek or act Greek
Hellenism
2 major contributions of Hellenism to the rest of the world during that time
culture, and laguage (architecture is another one)
One major name of the Jewish rebellion
Judas Maccabee
Who was the Jewish rebellion revolt against?
King Antiochus III
Which Jewish holiday celebrates this Jewish Rebellion?
Hanukah
How long does Hanukah last?
8 days
Who put an end to Jewish freedom by conquering Jerusalem
Pompey
Who was born the same year Jerusalem was conquered?
Octavious
What was Octvious' name later changed to?
Caesar Augustus
What empire did Caesar Augustus rule?
Roman Empire
"The Peace of Rome"
Pax Romana
How did the Pax Romana effect Jesus?
They were weary of someone disrupting their peace so they killed him
What new testament references this ruler by name?
Caesar Augustus, LUKE 2