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Tag: Medo-Persia

Tag: Medo-Persia

Medo-Persia and Greece in Bible Prophecy

  The March/April 2023 issue of National Geographic History magazine contains an interesting feature article about Persian King Xerxes (reign 486–465 BC) entitled, “Triumph of Engineering: Canal of Xerxes,” by Antonio Penades.[1] It examines evidence confirming King Xerxes’ excavation of a 1.25-mile-long canal across a narrow portion of the Mount Athos Peninsula of Greece, in

Two historical phases of the Roman Empire (book excerpt)

The idea that the Roman Empire still exists today is not strange. Ample support exists for it in the Bible and world history. Two historical phases of the single Roman Empire are depicted in Daniel 2, the first phase of iron and the second phase of iron and clay. Interpreting King Nebuchadnezzar’s dream, Daniel foresaw


List of Illustrations[1] Figure 1 Babylonia and Medo-Persia about 600 BC[2] Figure 2 Cyrus Cylinder[3] Figure 3 Persian Empire under Darius about 500 BC with Principal Satrapies[4] Figure 4 Alexander’s Greek Empire 323 BC[5] Figure 5 Divided Greek Kingdoms after Alexander 301 BC[6] Figure 6 Arch of Titus, Rome[7] Figure 7 Roman Empire AD 117


Special thanks and appreciation to all my family members, friends, and mentors who encouraged me to write this book, who reviewed and provided helpful feedback on my manuscript, and who provided written reviews, comments, and congratulations that are included in the front section of my book and quoted below with gratitude. Thank you! “Melvin Hawkins