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Antiochus

sexually active with daughter. [Br. Lit.: Pericles]
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In the Macchabeans' time a certain Onias, fleeing Antiochus Epiphanes, obtained the command of Ptolemy's armies and had a temple built at Leontopolis in imitation of the one in Jerusalem.
that is, slightly before the death of Antiochus Epiphanes.
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.
Israel fell under the rule of Antiochus Epiphanes of Syria.
The small horn, which uttered blasphemy, was Antiochus Epiphanes, whose headquarters was in Syria and who controlled Palestine.
On the Judean oracle she is right in saving that it could have come out of the context of AD 66-70, but the language of the oracle reflects more the story of Antiochus Epiphanes in 169 BC than any first-century events and could very easily have come out of an earlier context than AD 66-70 (whether AD 39 or the ministry of Jesus); arguably its attribution to Jesus would be more easily understood in that case than if it was a brand new oracle delivered shortly before the writing of Mark.
In 175 BC Antiochus Epiphanes had ascended to the Syrian throne.
Hadrian declared himself successor to Antiochus Epiphanes, the Greek ruler who had tried to destroy Judaism three centuries before, and he erected a monument to Pompey, the first Roman enemy of the Jews.
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).
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.