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APPROXIMATE CHRONOLOGICAL TABLES

  b.c.
Jehoiakim 608-597
Zedekiah 597-588
Jerusalem taken 588
Death of Nebuchadrezzar 561
Evil-merodach 561
Neriglissar 559
Laborosoarchod 555
Nabunaid 555
Capture of Babylon 538
Decree of Cyrus 536
Cambyses 529
Darius, son of Hystaspes 521
Dedication of the Second Temple 516
Battle of Salamis 480
Ezra 458
Nehemiah 444
Nehemiah's reforms 428
Malachi 420
Alexander the Great invades Persia 334
Battle of Granicus 334
Battle of Issus 333
Battle of Arbela 331
Death of Darius Codomannus 330
Death of Alexander 323
Ptolemy Soter captures Jerusalem 320
Simon the Just high priest 310
Beginning of Septuagint translation 284
Antiochus the Great conquers Palestine (?) 202

  b.c  
Accession of Antiochus Epiphanes 176 Dan. vii. 8, 20.
Joshua (Jason), brother of Onias III., gets the priesthood by bribery, and promotes Hellenism among the Jews 174 Dan. xi. 23-24, ix. 26.
First expedition of Antiochus against Egypt.—Murder of Onias III 171  
His second expedition (?) 170  
His plunder of the Temple and massacre at Jerusalem 170 Dan. viii. 9, 10; xi. 28.
Third expedition of Antiochus 169 Dan. xi. 29, 30.
Apollonius, the general of Antiochus, advances against Jerusalem with an army of 22,000.—Massacre.—The 334abomination of desolation in the Temple.—Antiochus carries off some of the holy vessels (1 Macc. i. 25); forbids circumcision; burns the books of the Law; puts down the daily sacrifice 169-8 Dan. vii. 21, 24, 25; viii. 11-13, 24, 25; xi. 30-35, etc.
Desecration of the Temple.—Jews compelled to pay public honour to false gods.—Faithfulness of scribes and Chasidîm.—Revolt of Maccabees 167 Dan. xi. 34, 35; xii. 3.
Jewish war of independence.—Death of the priest Mattathias.—Judas Maccabæus defeats Lysias 166  
Battles of Beth-zur and Emmaus.—Purification of Temple (Kisleu 25) 165 Dan. vii. II, 26; viii.
Death of Antiochus Epiphanes 163  
Judas Maccabæus dies in battle at Eleasa 161  
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