Alexander the Great and the Seleucid Empire

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Who was the Roman ruler that captured Josephus during the Jewish Revolt?

Which Roman ruler did Josephus try to convince Jerusalem to surrender to?

During which time period did the Maccabean Revolt take place?

What was the role of the Sadducees during the Hasmonean rule?

Which event marked the destruction of the temple during Babylonian rule?

Where did Josephus live and write after being captured by Roman forces?

Who was the Greek ruler from Syria known for his oppressive reign and desecration of the temple, leading to the Maccabean Revolt?

Which individual initiated the Maccabean Revolt against Antiochus IV's oppressive rule?

Which event marked the origin of Hanukkah during the time of the Maccabean Revolt?

Which Roman general besieged and took Jerusalem at the end of Hasmonean rule?

Who was responsible for making Herod the Great king and providing him with military support during his reign?

Which individual was known for persecuting Christians and executing James, son of Zebedee?

During Antiochus IV's reign, what loyalty tests were imposed on the Jewish people?

What actions did the Greek leaders take against the Jewish people during Antiochus IV's reign?

What was the outcome of the Maccabean Revolt led by Judas Maccabee?

Who was granted the High Priest position during Antiochus IV's reign?

What was a significant factor that led to the Maccabean Revolt against Seleucid rule?

Who played a crucial role in igniting the Maccabean Revolt against Seleucid oppression?


Test your knowledge on Alexander the Great and the Seleucid Empire. Learn about Alexander's military campaigns and the rise of the Seleucid Empire under Antiochus Epiphanes IV. Explore the historical events that led to the Maccabean revolt.

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