1 Maccabees

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1 Maccabees 6

    The Last Days of Antiochus Epiphanes

  1. King Anti'ochus was going through the upper provinces when he heard that Elyma'is in Persia was a city famed for its wealth in silver and gold.
  2. "Its temple was very rich, containing golden shields, breastplates, and weapons left there by Alexander, the son of Philip, the Macedonian king who first reigned over the Greeks. "
  3. "So he came and tried to take the city and plunder it, but he could not, because his plan became known to the men of the city "
  4. Renewed Attacks from Syria

    The Battle at Beth-zechariah

    The Siege of the Temple

    Syria Offers Terms