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NT Main Dates and Events
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The completion of Solomon's Temple.
The death of Solomon, the ascension of Rehoboam, and the Division of the Kingdom.
The Assyrian Conquest of Israel (the Northern Kingdom).
Final Babylonian Conquest of Judah; Destruction of Solomon's Temple
(Happened in waves 605 to 597 to 586).
Persian Conquest of Babylon; Jews allowed to return to the Homeland.
Alexander the Great and the Greeks conquer Persian; Begin to "export" Hellenism across the newly conquered empire.
Death of Alexander the Great, of malaria, in Babylon.
Ptolemies ruled Palestine.
Seleucids ruled Palestine.
Antiochus IV Epiphanes ruled Syria (and Palestine).
The Jews, under the leadership of Mattathias and his son Judas Maccabeus, revolted against Syrian oppression. This was called the "Maccabean Revolt" and resulted in the establishment of the "Hasmonean Dynasty."
The Jews rebelled against Syrian occupation and oppression.
Ensuring Jewish victory, and the cleansing of the Temple, were celebrated by the Feast of Lights, or Hanukkah.
Simon became governor and high priest.
John Hyrcanus ruled.
Alexander Janneus ruled.
Alexandra, Alexander Janneus' widow, ruled after his death.
Aristobulus II and Hyrcanus II, struggled with each other for power, and civil war ensued.
The Roman general Pompey invaded Judea.
Death of Pompey
Death of Julius Caesar
37 BC- 4 AD
Herod Ruled as the new king of Judea.
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