Category Archives: 1 Maccabees 1:33-37

Antioch, 1 Maccabees, and Palm Sunday

In the 4th century before Christ, there was a military general named Antiochus, with a son  named Seleucus. Seleucus served as a general under Alexander the Great, and after Alexander’s  death, he became the first king of the Seleucid empire. … Continue reading

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