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Published by (Gyldendal) in København .
Written in English


  • Antiochus IV, Epiphanes, King of Syria, d. 164 B.C.

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Edition Notes

SeriesClassica et mediaevalia, dissertations,, 8
LC ClassificationsDS96 .M62
The Physical Object
Pagination229 p.
Number of Pages229
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5644497M
LC Control Number68077866

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Antiochus IV Epiphanes, (Greek: “God Manifest”) Seleucid king of the Hellenistic Syrian kingdom who reigned from to bc. As a ruler he was best known for his encouragement of Greek culture and institutions.   Antiochus IV Epiphanes is one of the greatest types of the Antichrist in the Old Testament. Antiochus IV Epiphanes was the eighth in a succession of twenty-six kings who ruled from BC over the Syrian section of Alexander s empire. He is . Antiochus IV Epiphanes Hardcover – January 1, by Phillips Barry (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price Author: Phillips Barry. Antiochus IV,one must understand the context inwhichthey transp ired. One key contextual theme is thatof der the Great may have reig ned supreme for only a short time,but he 10Bruce K. Waltke, "Antiochus IV Epiphanes," in The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, File Size: KB.

This led to the Maccabaean revolt, one of the most heroic feats in history. The Antiochus bust discovery is important in the study of Biblical archaeology, it reveals an image of the man who was mentioned in the Book of Daniel.   Antiochus IV Epiphanes was the son of Antiochus III and he ruled the Seleucid Empire from B.C. to B.C. which is where he appears on the World History Timeline. His birth name was Mithridates, but he changed his name to Antiochus III Epiphanes once he took over the throne. The Seleucid ruler of Syria from B.C. to B.C. Antiochus IV desecrated the temple in Jerusalem in B.C. by sacrificing a pig on the altar and installing an image of Zeus in the holy place, and he banned Jewish religious practice, setting the scene for .   Other articles on this site have provided documented evidence that the Book of Daniel was written in the ’s BCE, and accurately foretold details of the exploits Syrian King Antiochus IV Epiphanes, who was “the king of the north” for about 12 years. This article will discuss exactly what some of the scriptures in Daniel 11 foretold, and how they were fulfilled.

The conflicts of Antiochus IV with Egypt are predicted in Daniel , which details are amazing. The relevance to the biblical scheme is that these campaigns bring him into direct contact with Israel, since Palestine is between Syria and Egypt. Note the prophetic specifics concerning the hostilities of Antiochus against Israel. ("the Illustrious"): King of Syria; reigned from B.C.; died He was a son of Antiochus the Great, and, after the murder of his brother Seleucus, took possession of the Syrian throne which rightly belonged to his nephew Demetrius. This Antiochus is styled in rabbinical sources, "the wicked." Abundant information is extant concerning the. Antiochus IV Epiphanes was a king from the Seleucid dynasty, which ruled the Hellenistic Syrian Empire. His rule lasted for a little over a decade, between BC and BC. Before he took control of the Seleucid Empire, he was held as a political hostage in Rome due to his father, Antiochus III the Great’s loss to the Romans, but he was. Life. Antiochus was born a prince of the royal family of Commagene. His parents King Antiochus III of Commagene and Queen Iotapa were full-blooded siblings who had married each other. The younger Antiochus himself would marry his full-blooded sister hus was of Armenian, Greek and Median descent. Through his ancestor from Commagene, Queen Predecessor: Antiochus III.