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History of the Egyptian Religion, part IV: Middle Kingdom
First Intermediate - Middle Kingdom (ca 2181 -1786 bc.) The powers that built the solar temples of the 5th dynasty and the pyramids of the 6th dynasty weakened towards the end of the Old Kingdom, perhaps as a result of eroding economics, leaving the King less...
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History of the Egyptian Religion, part II: The Old Kingdom
II - The Old Kingdom ca 2686-2181 BC During the Old Kingdom the Egyptian society moved from tribal communities to a fully developed theocratic system, where the power of the king was absolute. The great pyramids of Dynasty 4 was made possible by technological...
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History of the Egyptian Religion, part IV: New Kingdom
New Kingdom (ca 1580 -1085 bc.) The Hyksos people The so called 'Hyksos' invasion, which was most likely composed of several small groups of different people infiltrating the delta during the 13th Dynasty, meant the end of the Middle Kingdom. The Hyksos...
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The Pagan Origins Of Christian Mythology
The Judeo-Christian religions were founded in a region of the world where savior religions existed for thousands of years. Much of the symbolism and many of the stories in the Bible may be traced to earlier myths of the Persians, Egyptians, and other people...
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1) Alexander the Great-invaded and conquered the Persian Empire
iv) Started the Maccabean Revolt against the Seleucid Empire in 167 bc because of Antiochus IV's decree against the Jews.
Seleucid Empire and of Antiochus were explicitly and purposefully omitted.
10. The fall of the Seleucid Empire
The fall of the Seleucid Empire. The new masters of Persia. The origins and history of the Parthians are as mentioned rather obscure.
dangerously dependent upon the king himself.

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Dictator of the Month: Ali Khamenei of Iran
One of his generals, Seleucus, stayed on and founded the Seleucid dynasty. The Parthians came down from the steppes in the northeast, defeated the Greek Seleucids and gained control of Persia and Mesopotamia.

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Seleucid Empire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Seleucid Empire was created out of the eastern conquests of the former Macedonian Empire of Alexander the Great, son of King Phillip of Macedon.
Seleucid dynasty - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Seleucid Empire (Syria)
In 196, he crossed the Hellespont in order to add Thrace to his empire (which happened in 194).
Seleucid kings
The Seleucid Empire (323–64 B.C.) | Thematic Essay | Heilbrunn
In 196 B.C., Antiochus crossed the Hellespont and two years later had added the region of Thrace to his empire.

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