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 Significant Events In Jewish And World History: Purim To Chanukah

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Events in Bold Type are illustrated on the Time Line Display Of Jewish History

Years
From
Creation
Years Before
The Common
Era
3404 356 PURIM MIRACLE (Downfall of Haman, etc.) (1)
3405 355 Purim war and victory (1)
3408 352 CONSTRUCTION OF THE SECOND TEMPLE (1)
3413 347 Return to Israel of Ezrah and the "Anshei K'nesset Hagedolah" (Men of the Great Assembly) (1)
3426 334 Wall around Jerusalem is completed by Nechemia (1)
3448 312 P'tirot (Deaths) of last prophets - Chagai, Zecharia, and Malachai (Ezrah). Alexander the Great conquers Darius of Persia. Shimon Hatzadik (First Tannah) meets Alexander. Beginning of Greek rule (1)
3500 260 Leadership of Yosi Ben Yoezer and Yoseph Ben Yochanan begins (First set of "Zuggot") (1)
3515 245 "Tirgum Hashivim" (Septuagint) - Translation of the Torah into Greek (1)
3616 144 Religious persecution of Antiochus Epiphanes begins. Temple is desecrated (1)
3622 139 MIRACLE OF CHANUKAH. Kingdom of Chashmonaim (Hasmoneans) begins (1)

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