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Abraham

father of Isaac, created the first covenant with God

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Moses

Led the Exodus of the Hebrews from Egypt; received the 10 commandments

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David

2nd king of Israel

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Solomon

Son of David; built the Temple in Jerusalem

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The Maccabees

rebel group of Israelites who overthrew the Greeks

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Ramses II

Pharaoh of Egypt whom Moses interacted with

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Cyrus the Great

Persia: conquered Babylon, allowed exiled Israelites to return

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Alexander the Great

Greece: conquered Israel

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Antiochus IV

Greece: forced Isrealites to worship Greek Gods

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Assyria conquers the northern part of Isreal

722 BC

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Babylon conquers the southern part of Israel and destroys temple

587 BC

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Temple rebuilt under Cyrus the Great of Persia

537 BC

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Alexander the Great conquers the Persian Empire and enforces Greek culture

323 BC

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Second Temple destroyed by Rome

70 AD

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