April 25, 2018, 09:08:37 PM *
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.

Login with username, password and session length
News: New Membership Currently Closed.
 
   Boards Home   Help Search Login Register  
Pages: [1]
  Print  
Author Topic: Heroes of the Hellenistic Age  (Read 2114 times)
Chuck-Star
Administrator
Sr. Member
*****
Posts: 315


« on: January 10, 2016, 02:26:01 PM »

Heroes of the Hellenistic Age:  Ptolemy II, Hannibal, Judas Maccabee and Gaius Marius

© 2016 Charles N. Pope
United States Library of Congress


All United States and International rights reserved.

Quotations from the writings of Josephus are from:  The Complete Works of Josephus, William Whiston translation, Kregel Publications, Grand Rapids, MI

The sequel to: Alexander the Great: Beyond the Divide
http://www.domainofman.com/boards/index.php?topic=125.0
http://www.domainofman.com/donate.html

The prequel to: Jesus Among the Julio-Claudians
http://www.dailygrail.com/blogs/Charles-Pope/2017/1/2017-Year-the-Grail


Abstract

Alexander the Great had two royal sons and their descendants became the dynasts of the Ptolemaic/Seleucid Period, which is the main reason that Alexander is still so venerated today.  There is also a direct line of descent from Alexander to Julius Caesar, which is why Caesar emulated Alexander so closely and why Caesar himself became so venerated.  The specific princes that represented the "scarlet thread" of Messianic kingship during the Ptolemaic Age happen to also be the most celebrated figures of that intervening period between Alexander and Caesar.  This is not at all coincidental.  Ancient historians were obliged to honor the direct ancestors of the royal family above all others.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Hephaestion, Ptolemy, Agathocles and Demetrius Poliorcetes
http://www.domainofman.com/boards/index.php?topic=150.0

Chapter 2: The Ghost of Alexander Goes to Rome (Appius Claudius Caecus)
http://www.domainofman.com/boards/index.php?topic=149.0
      
Chapter 3: Antigonus and Epigonus, Alexander's Dynasty within a Dynasty
http://www.domainofman.com/boards/index.php?topic=148.0
      
Chapter 4: The Ptolemaic Joseph
http://www.domainofman.com/boards/index.php?topic=147.0
  
Chapter 5: Alexander’s Empire in India
http://www.domainofman.com/boards/index.php?topic=146.0
 
Chapter 6: The Amarna Revival
http://www.domainofman.com/boards/index.php?topic=145.0
  
Chapter 7: Prince Alexander, Hannibal and Aemilius Paullus
http://www.domainofman.com/boards/index.php?topic=144.0
      
Chapter 8: The Destruction of Jerusalem by Titus (Flamininus)
http://www.domainofman.com/boards/index.php?topic=143.0
      
Chapter 9: Alexander the Great's Dynasty in China
http://www.domainofman.com/boards/index.php?topic=142.0
    
Chapter 10: Judas Maccabee, Savior of Saviors
http://www.domainofman.com/boards/index.php?topic=141.0
      
Chapter 11: The Ptolemies and the Jews
http://www.domainofman.com/boards/index.php?topic=140.0

Chapter 12: High Priests Jonathan, Simon II, John Hyrcanus & Jannaeus
http://www.domainofman.com/boards/index.php?topic=139.0
      
Chapter 13: Alexander Jannaeus, Ptolemy X Alexander and Gaius Marius
http://www.domainofman.com/boards/index.php?topic=138.0
      
Chapter 14: The Death of Sulla and Rise of Pompey & Caesar
http://www.domainofman.com/boards/index.php?topic=137.0
  
Chapter 15: China II
http://www.domainofman.com/boards/index.php?topic=136.0

Appendix 1 (Chronology of the Ptolemaic Period)
http://www.domainofman.com/boards/index.php?topic=135.0
« Last Edit: February 01, 2017, 10:55:16 PM by Chuck-Star » Logged
Pages: [1]
  Print  
 
Jump to:  

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC

Clear Mind Theme, by burNMind with modifications by: WebDude
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!
Page created in 0.028 seconds with 13 queries.