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Book of Daniel

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The book of Daniel largely represents
apocalyptic literature
The book of Daniel is also highly
symbolic
The book of Daniel was composed in
167-164 BCE
Antiochus IV
Ruler of Syria who tried to force Jews to assume Hellenistic ways
Antiochus IV Epiphanes
The Seleucid (Greek) ruler who sought to exterminate the Jewish religion in the second century BCE by inflicting horrible atrocities upon anyone who professed or practiced the faith.
Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego
Chosen for special training with Daniel in government; went through the fiery furnace; They rose up out of the furnace unscathed
In the book of Daniel, Daniel works as a advisor and _________ to the Babylonian king
interpreter
Daniel 7-12
Daniels visions of "chaos monsters from the depths" symbolizes the succession of empires.
The beasts of Daniel's vision represent
Babylonian Empire, Persia, Media and Alexander Empire.
Ptolemies
The Egyptian dynasty started by one of Alexander's generals. Fought to control Palestine
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