A Contradicted King

Second Maccabees provides a striking account of the martyrdom of a Jewish mother and her seven sons under the rule of the Seleucid king, Antiochus IV. In those days (175–164 BC), Antiochus ruled over Judea, Syria, and other lands east of the Mediterranean Sea. Antiochus hoped that he could unify the quarreling peoples of the [...]

Publication Date: 2022-06-07 06:00:00
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