Siege of Jerusalem

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    Jerusalem is one of the holiest cities in the entire world. Home to holy places, synagogues, mosques, and churches, millions of people visit the city of Jerusalem. It is also a place of conflict as the three major world religions view Jerusalem as one of the sacred places for their religion. In addition, history has shown that each of these religions wanted to take control of Jerusalem, and destroyed the holy sites belonging to the others. Finally, none of the religions want others to control the region and wish they themselves had sole power over the city. To begin, there are three major world religions that view Jerusalem as a holy city. Those religions are Christianity, Judaism, and Islam. They all have specific reasons for viewing it as…

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    The Siege of Jerusalem has two different perspectives in it which would most obviously be the Christian and the Muslim perspectives. The siege of Jerusalem is based upon those two main perspectives which also hold two different stories. Now the Muslims went through terrible tortures and a massacre. While the Eastern Christians were also killed by the Crusaders in Jerusalem but only when they went upon their blood thirsty massacre where everyone was dressed alike so it was hard to tell the…

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    Antichrist In Judaism

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    The foremost and consummate antichrist type in the Bible is Antiochus Epiphanes. In the book, “The Understanding of Ornament in the Italian Renaissance”, author Clare Lapraik Guest, states that his processions, “contained temporal allegories and robed statues of the gods plus mythological scenes.” In 168 B.C. he conquered Jerusalem, and inside the Jewish temple, slaughtered a pig on an idol he built to the god, Jupiter. In referencing the Abomination of Desolation in the book of Daniel, Christ…

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    With Saul in particular, we have typology of the Antichrist and Christ side-by-side. Scripture says, “The women sang as they played, and said, ‘Saul has slain his thousands, And David his ten thousands.’” (1 Sam. 8:7) David here is a type of Christ who would later have His own triumphal entry into Jerusalem, riding on a donkey. (John 12:14-15) The foremost and consummate antichrist type in the Bible is Antiochus Epiphanes. In the book, “The Understanding of Ornament in the Italian Renaissance”,…

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    Flavius Josephus Analysis

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    The destruction of the Jewish temple and the subsequent destruction of Jerusalem by the Romans around 70 C.E. is a significant part of the saga of the Jewish people. The destruction of this famous cultural city and its renowned temple had extreme and far fetching consequences for not only the inhabitants of the city but to all Jewish culture. When examining the causation of this destruction historians turn to one of the most important primary sources of the event the historian Flavius Josephus.…

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    (Later they were destroyed by the Babylonians) The prophet Nahum prophesied that Assyria would be destroyed (630 BC) Babylon, one of the cities ruled by the Assyrians rebelled (625 BC) During 612 BC, the Assyrians were destroyed The Babylonians and the Medes from what is now Iran destroyed Nineveh the capital of the Assyrian Empire. So the Assyrian Empire came to an end. However the Babylonians then began to conquer the peoples previously ruled by the Assyrians. The Babylonians created their own…

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    a war. There are pitched and siege battles. Pitched battles consist of a clash between two armies in an open position. A siege battle is similar but one tries to take hold of a fortified position. Different weapons have been used throughout the ages, whether it will be the guns we use nowadays, to the ancient but commonly used spear, or even more complex and rare used weapons such as the hunga munga. Military tactics have also evolved and become more sophisticated throughout the ages. They would…

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    The Christians believed that they were fighting for Jesus to claim back his holy place of birth. However, the Muslims had it in their mind that they were defending THEIR land and the Christians were invaders. As a result, in 1099, when these Christian and Muslim armies collided in Jerusalem, it…

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    There is common idea in Israel that the standing for women, economically, socially and culturally has improved enormously in recent years, particularly the last two decades, and that mainstream society in Israel is moving towards an era of full and complete equality, regardless of gender. This opinion is extremely encouraging to many women and young girls have high aspirations for their part in Israeli society. It is also encouraging to men in Israel, who now can believe that their wives,…

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    Yahwistic Cultic Practices

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    northern Kingdom of Israel, Judah had to prepare for an Assyrian annexation and tried to differentiate itself from their northern neighbors. In order to do so King Hezekiah and King Josiah both created religious reforms attempting to centralize the Jerusalem cultic practice and unite the people against both Assyrian and Babylonian aggression. High places became an easy target in the reforms of both kings. A high place is an elevated cultic installation where religious rites were performed.…

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