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Which empire ruled the world before the Roman Empire?
Greece
Who was the emporer when Jesus Christ was born?
Augustus
Who was the ruler of Palestine/Judea when Jesus was born?
Herod
After Alexander died, which empire ruled over Palestine first?
Ptolemy's
Which religious group was well known for being very devout to the law?
Pharisees
Whis Jewish religious group retreated to a monastic type lifestyle away from other people?
Essenses
Whish Jewish religious group's only goal was to rid Palestine of the Romans?
Zealots
Whis Jewish religious group was known for being more political?
Zealots...
Whis Jewish religious group did not believe in angels?
Essenes
Which Jewish religious group was the largest and most influential?
Pharisees
Which portion of Alexander's empire was based in Egypt?
Ptolemy's
Which portion was based in Syria?
Selucids
In which year did the canon of the New Testament become official?
AD 397
Which empire came into Palestine and took ober in 63 BC?
Romans
When were the Dead Sea Scrolls discovered?
1947
What did Antiochus the IV put in the temple of God that caused such and outrage?
Idol of Zeus
Which language was not one of the three major languages spoken in ancient Palestine?
Latin
Which language was the trade language of the Roman Empire?
Greek
Which language was mostly used by the priests?
Hebrew
Which language was the common (well-known) language of Palestine?
Aramaic
Which kingdom was ruling when the Septuagint was written?
Ptolemies
Which word describes the wealthy class of ancient Palestine?
Aristocracy
Which class of people were the largest in Ancient palestine?
the poor
Describe the sice of the middle class in ancient Palestine?
small
How many major gos were there in the Greco-Roman pantheon?
12
True or False...The emporers of Rome demanded worship from the very beginning.
False
Which teaching of ancient Palestine claimed that pleasure was the highest good?
Epicureanism
Which teaching of ancient Palestine advocated a non-emotional attitude towards life?
...
Which teaching of ancient Palestine dabbled in magic and mediums?
The Occult
Which teaching of ancient Palestine kept a "Secret Knowledge"?
...
Who built the temple that was standing in Jerusalem when Jesus was alive?
Herod
How many gods did the Jewish community believe in?
ONE
What does the term psuedograph mean?`
Falsely attributed writings
What modern day religious organistation includes the Apocrypha in their bible?
Catholics
Which Jewish religious group was really not that religious?
zealots
What does the word "canon" mean?
measuring rod
which was NOT one of the characteristics we saw in the Greco-Roman gods?
HUmiility
How old are the Dead Sea Scrolls?
2000 years
The septuagint is a translation of the Old Testament scriptures into which language?
Greek
Which Jewish religious group was responsible for writing the Dead Sea Scrolls?
essenes