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Antiochus

sexually active with daughter. [Br. Lit.: Pericles]
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The Emperor Antiochus Epiphanes tried to force all his peoples to worship the Greek god Zeus.
Carson, Maccabee is a historical novelization of mid-2nd century, when a Syrian king called Antiochus Epiphanes sought to exterminate the Jewish nation.
and wrote in his Greek Bibliotheca Historica about the Jews in the time of the Macabbean revolt against Antiochus Epiphanes (174-164 B.
Antiochus Epiphanes IV issued an edict prohibiting the reading of the Torah and the Jews evaded this proscription by reading a related passage from the prophets.
Most Old Testament scholars agree that this refers to an event that occurred during the invasion of Jerusalem by Antiochus Epiphanes in 167 B.
Other instances of this paradigm in the Hebrew Scriptures that saw various imperial powers as the agents of God's punishment include Assyria (Isa 10:1-7), Babylon (Deut 28-30; Jer 25:1-11), Persia (Isa 45:1-13), and the Seleucids under Antiochus Epiphanes (2 Macc 6:12-17).
that is, slightly before the death of Antiochus Epiphanes.
Let blazing menorah sear soul of Antiochus Epiphanes,
It commemorates a historic event, the victory of the Jewish warrior Judas Maccabaeus over the Syrian king Antiochus Epiphanes 22 centuries ago, as described in the ancient books of the Maccabees.
Jewish apostasy occurs in Palestine under Antiochus Epiphanes (1 and 2 Maccabees), in Alexandria (3 Maccabees, Tiberius Alexander in Josephus, Ant.