Found 32 Results for: Antioch

  • The king took the remaining half of his troops with him and set out from Antioch, the capital of his kingdom, in the year 147; he crossed the River Euphrates and made his way through the Upper Provinces. (1 Maccabees 3, 37)

  • Seeing the rout of his army and the courage of Judas' troops and their readiness to live or die nobly, Lysias withdrew to Antioch, where he recruited mercenaries for a further invasion of Judaea in even greater strength. (1 Maccabees 4, 35)

  • He then hurriedly withdrew, making off for Antioch, where he found Philip already master of the city. Antiochus gave battle and captured the city by force of arms. (1 Maccabees 6, 63)

  • When King Alexander heard of it he was plunged into gloom, and retired to Antioch. (1 Maccabees 10, 68)

  • Ptolemy next entered Antioch and assumed the crown of Asia; he now wore on his head the two crowns of Egypt and Asia. (1 Maccabees 11, 13)

  • Jonathan sent three thousand experienced soldiers to him in Antioch; when they reached the king, he was delighted at their arrival. (1 Maccabees 11, 44)

  • Trypho captured the elephants and seized Antioch. (1 Maccabees 11, 56)

  • On receiving clear evidence to this effect, Onias retired to a place of sanctuary at Daphne near Antioch and then taxed him with it. (2 Maccabees 4, 33)

  • Antiochus, having extracted eighteen hundred talents from the Temple, hurried back to Antioch; in his pride he would have undertaken to make the dry land navigable and the sea passable on foot, so high his arrogance soared. (2 Maccabees 5, 21)

  • finding himself with the Lord's help humbled by men he had himself reckoned as of very little account, stripped off his robes of state, and made his way across country unaccompanied, like a runaway slave, reaching Antioch by a singular stroke of fortune, since his army had been destroyed. (2 Maccabees 8, 35)

  • As for the matters he decided to refer to the king, consider them carefully and send someone without delay, if we are to interpret them to your advantage, because we are leaving for Antioch. (2 Maccabees 11, 36)

  • He was then told that Philip, left in charge of affairs, had rebelled in Antioch. He was stunned by this, opened negotiations with the Jews, came to an agreement, and swore to abide by all reasonable conditions. Agreement reached, he offered a sacrifice, honoured the Temple, and made generous gifts to the holy place. (2 Maccabees 13, 23)


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