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King Herod favored the Essenes.
Herod, King of Judea (40-4 B.C.), the Great King of the Jews ordered the execution of the Pharisee Hyrcanus son Alexander Jannaeus (104-76 B.C.) and Shelamzion (Salome Alexandra) (d-67 B.C.). It is noteworthy that Herod used 400 Galatians (Celtic people) as his personal bodyguards. The Great King Herod supplied grain to all who needed it even those outside his realm. He discharged debts and dues and lowered the burden of annual taxation on many towns.
(3)-Jesus the son of Fabus is the High Priest of Jerusalem.
(4)-Jesus the son of Boethus is the High Priest of Jerusalem
Cleopatra VII (c. 69–30 BC), a Macedonian, queen of Egypt (51–30 BC), celebrated for her love affairs with Julius Caesar and Mark Antony. Cleopatra was the daughter of Ptolemy XI Auletes, king of Egypt (c. 112–51 BC). She married two of her brothers.
Egyptian historian Hieronimus says that Noah's Ark's remains can be seen on Mt. Arant.
King Herod of Judea (40-4) held the Essen Sect in very high regard. Manahem the Essen had a divine revelation when Herod was a child that he would be King of the Jews but will forget piety and righteousness. About this time he advised the King that he would live longer than 20 years but not longer than 30 years.
Hispania (Spain) is absorbed into the Roman Empire by Gaius Augustus Octavian Caesar (43 B.C.-14 A.D.). The Romans again invade Tin Island. The Roman Senate names Caesar Octavian as Augustus, not quite divine but close enough to be a god.
(6)-Joezer High Priest of Jerusalem son of Boethus, the brother of King Herod's wife, Mariamme II served as high priest (23-5 B.C.). Joezer replaced Marthias (?-23) the son of Theophilus as High Priest.
The Gospel of the Birth of Mary (mother of Jesus) according to Mathew by the St. Jerome (340-420) version records Mary's parents as Joachim of Nazareth, Galilee and Anna of Bethlehem. Her birth is recorded as being during the reign of the High Priest of the House of Issachar about this time. It is recorded about 17 B.C. she is weaned and placed in the temple of Jerusalem for education and is pressured to be married about 6 B.C. at age 14 years as that is the custom of this time.
The Protevangelion Gospel or the Gospel of the Birth of Christ and the Perpetual Virgin Mary his Mother is attributed to James the lesser, cousin and brother of the Lord Jesus, chief Apostle and first Bishop of the Christians in Jerusalem. This Gospel suggests the high priest is named Reuben during the birth of Mary and places Mary as age 12 years when she is betroth (married) to Joseph. Joseph is absence from home for two years. Mary by this account did not conceive until age 14 years. This Gospel says Joseph is a widow with children. It also says the high priest during this marriage period is Zacharias. There is no listing of high priests called Reuben or Zacharias during or after the reign of Herod.
A severe earthquake hit a wide area of Syria killing over one hundred thousand people. Gaius Augustus Octavian Caesar (43 B.C.-14 A.D.) Emperor of Rome began shifting Roman beliefs towards Greek ideals. Civil offenses became criminal offenses. Property laws are altered to allow sale of family property to creditors. Power bases began to shift from aristocratic families to the courts and senate. Roman began to think like the Greeks that women are hostile to civilization.
Mary the mother of Jesus b-4-6, B.C, she was born 18-20 B.C. an Essene daughter Joachim and Anne; married 5-7 B.C. Joseph born 24-26 B.C. a widower
Gaius Augustus Octavian Caesar (43 B.C.-14 A.D.) established the cult of the Emperor that first appeared about 29 B.C. in the form of temples. He strengthened the bonds of marriage, encouraged child bearing and the protection of public morals. His reign is considered an age of peace.
Germanic tribes called the Batavian and Frisian established
themselves in the Netherlands.
After his death Gaius Augustus Octavian Caesar (43 B.C.-14 A.D.) is declared divine in his own right, the son of god and a god as well.
Gaius Augustus Octavian Caesar (43 B.C.-14 A.D.) between 9 B.C. and 9 A.D. attempted to move the frontier from the Rhine River to the Elbe River. A disastrous defeat of Varus the Roman (in Germany) in 9 A.D. lost Northern Germany to the barbarians.
A Paleoasian people from the Altaic Mountains displaced from Korea the native people. They are pushed to the Arctic regions of Sakhalin and Kamchatha Peninsula. Koreans of the Alyaic speaking people include Turkish, Mongolian and Tungrsic.
Emperor Aidi ruled Western China (7-1 B.C.)
John the Baptist (7 B.C.-29 A.D.) the Baptist son Zechariah a Abijah priest of the temple and Elizabeth is born about this time.
Most likely in September (6-4 B.C.) is the birth of Jesus Christ, a Judian, alias Joshua meaning God saves or Greek Messiah meaning God will be our savior, of the tribe of Semitic-Judah, of the tribe of King David (1096-1056 B.C.). He is born in the Roman Province of Palestine. Some believe he is born about 4 B.C. at Nazareth in the District of Galilee which contained about 50 houses and not Bethlehem (Ephrath) in the District of Judaea. Nazareth at this time is a hotbed of revolutionaries including the Zealots a sect of Judea. It is noteworthy that Nazareth likely has a population of some one hundred people. The only apparent agreement is that Joshua the Judah Messiah is born during the reign of the Judian King Herod, The Great (40-4 B.C.). He would later be called the Son of God. The Essene Sect recorded that God visited the earth causing a Messianic (Christian) Root of Planting to grow. They went on to say that God made His Holy Spirit known to them by the hand of His Messiah (Christ). The Egyptian tradition speaks of the Son of God as a guide for the Man of Light. The Egyptians believe that the soul of man reaches perfection through knowledge of God. The Essene predicted that the Messiah (Christ) would resurrect the dead, uphold the fallen, heal the sick, release the captives, keeping the faith with those asleep in the dust (Jewish traditions). The Lord (Christ) will visit the Pious Ones (Essenes through John the Baptist) and the Righteous (Apostles) will he call by name. Over the Meek will his (Holy) Spirit hover, and the Faithful will He restore to his power. To the Meek He will announce glad tidings. It is noteworthy that the terms righteous and pious are common to Jewish tradition and the terms meek and faithful are common to Christian tradition.
Eusebius Pamphili (260-339 A.D.) claims Christ is born 42 years of Augustus's reign and 28 years after the subjugation of Egypt and the death of Antony and Cleopatria. This is during the registration while Quirinius is Governor of Syria at the time of the first registry. This is also the time of the rebellion of Judas Gaulonite (the Galilean) from a city called Gamalia who took Zadok a Parisee with him and instigated a revolt. They claimed the registration (valuation) would result in complete slavery. At this time Herod became first foreign King of the Jewish Nation. Mosiac Law at this time says inter-marriage between different tribes is forbidden, women must wed someone from the same town and same clan. This is so that the family inheritance may not be removed from the tribe. Children are classified as by natural or by law where another man fathered a child by the name of a brother who died childless. This cultural trait is used to justify discrepancies in genealogy.
The New Testament (Matthew 2:13-23) suggests Herod, King of Judea (40-4 B.C.) the Great killed all Bethlehem (Ephrath) children two years and under. It also contends that Joseph and Mary fled to Egypt as a result. The detailed Judea chronicles of the life of Herod, King of Judea (40-4 B.C.) the Great record his killing of many officials including his own wife and children but nothing of the Biblical allegations. The birth of Jesus story is known to have been added some time after 100 A.D. Some suggest the only reasonable conclusion is that (Matthew 2:13-23) is a much later Roman Catholic fabrication to counter the growing stature among the Judians of the accomplishments of Herod, King of Judea The Great (40-4 B.C.). Another more plausible alternative is that this story represents the killing of tens of thousands of children in Carthage (Tunisia) as sacrifice to their God Baal during the 4th to 2nd century B.C. It is noteworthy to remember that many of the Hebrews before Moses too as late as 570 B.C. also followed the God Baal. The God Baal demanded the sacrifice of children. The story of the child sacrifice of Isaac by Abraham was likely added to Genesis to purge the Hebrew history of their historical child sacrifice practices. Jeremiah 19:5, 7:31, Ezekiel 20:31, Micah 6:7, Leviticus 18:21, 20:2, Judges 11:30, Isaiah 57:5,9, 2Kings 16:3, 1Kings 16:34. Some Hebrews are likely following this practice even to this time period.
Herod married Malthace the Samaritan and had Herod Antipas. Herod's other marriage is to Mariamme the Hasmonean and had Aristobulus who had Harod Agrippi I. It is noteworthy that Herod passionately loved Mariamme but she fiercely hated the King. Herod the Great however had more wives than Henry VIII. The 'Wailing Wall' of the Temple Mount (also known as Haram al-Sharif) in Jerusalem ( Urusalim) is the remains of the Temple built by the Judaic King Herod The Great (40-4 B.C.).
The Protevangelion Gospel attributed to the Apostle James supports the Herod story except the killing of the children is a threat rather than a reality.
The Gospel of the Birth of Mary (mother of Jesus) according to Mathew by the St. Jerome (340-420) version records Mary's parents as Joachim of Nazareth, Galilee and Anna of Bethlehem. Joseph is recorded as being of advanced age, from Bethleham, of the house of David. It is noteworthy that the Christian doctrine of perpetual virginity of Mary has no basis in scripture. The Mosaic Law at this times says intermarriage between different tribes was forbidden. A woman must marry someone from the same town and the same clan, so that the family inheritance may not move from tribe to tribe. This is interesting given that the American Indian were forbidden to marry in the same clan for incest taboos.
The myth that Jesus is an only child is also not supported by scripture. Jesus is not the only child of Mary and the Apostles recorded that he had brothers and sisters. An example is James as recorded as the brother of Jesus. Most Biblical scholars hold this position. Sephuras less than one hour from Nazarath is likely the home of Mary and likely the work place of Jesus and Joseph as it was being rebuilt at this time.
The Protevangelion Gospel attributed to James the lesser, first Bishop of the Christians in Jerusalem places the birth of Jesus during the reign of Gaius Augustus Octavian Caesar (43 B.C.-14 A.D.) Emperor of Rome and during the reign of the high priest Zacharias. Augustus issued a decree that all Jews are to be taxed who are of Bethlehem in Judea. The first Gospel of the Infancy of Jesus Christ attributed to Joseph Caiaphas (18-36) the High Priest of Jerusalem claims that all persons must go to be taxed in their own country, the city of their fathers and Jesus is born in a cave near Bethlehem of Judaea.
The Celt, as a Race of people, still occupied Ireland, Scotland, England, Gaul, Germany and Northern Italy. The Greek historian Herodotus (480-430 B.C.) described Scythia as extending from the mouth of the Ister (Danube) up the rivers Borysthenes (Dnieper) and Tanais (Don) far to the north and East of the Black Sea. The Pharisees who numbered some 6,000 did not recognize the sovereignty of King Herod. (6)-Joezer (-2) High Priest of Jerusalem son of Boethus, the brother of King Herod's wife, Mariamme II served as high priest (23-5 B.C.) is deposed by Archelaus who appointed his brother (7)-Eleazer as high priest. The Zealots and Pharisees believed Archelaus had deprived the high priesthood of it glory and value by changing a long held tradition of the high priesthood being a life long office.
Just before the death of Herod, King of Judea (40-4 B.C.) two doctors (teachers of Judian law), Judah the son Sepphoraeus and Matthias, son of Margalus incited a large youthful audience to riot. Judah and Matthias are considered the most skillful in the laws of Judaea. These two doctors of law said that any Jew who died in a virtuous cause would enjoy eternal happiness. The young men, their disciples, destroyed the Roman Golden Eagle in the Temple. The two doctors (Rabbis) and some forty young men are burnt alive for this sacrilege against the King of the Jews. This happened while Herod is on his deathbed. Herod gathered the most illustrious men of the whole Jewish nation and ordered their death upon his own death but Salome freed the men upon his death.
About this time upon Herod, King of Judea (40-4 B.C.) death is a general Judian uprising at such places as Galilee, Persea and Jericho. The Judo-Zealot Sect opposed the Herodian Sadducees during the uprising (4 B.C.- 7 A.D.) using the tax issue to support their struggle. The Judo-Zealots raised the issue of the pollution of the Temple by robbing the Meek. The Governor of Syria in retaliation captured 2,000 ringleaders and had them crucified. The Judo-Essene Sect likely fled from Damascus back to Qumran where they repaired and refurbished their community for the imminent coming of the Prophet and Messiah of Arron and Israel.
During Passover in Jerusalem the Zealots began recruiting followers against Rome and this alarmed Archelaus (4 B.C.-6 A.D.) who is not yet tetrarch. The temple Zealots demanded that Archelaus punish all followers of the dead King Herod his father. Archelaus sent some soldiers to arrest the ringleaders. The Temple crowd attacked and killed the arresting officers. Archelaus ordered his entire army into the city killing 3,000 Zealots and dispersed the remainder among the neighboring hills. The festival is ordered closed and everyone is ordered to return to their hometowns.
King Herod's son Archelaus emerged as ethnarch ruled Judea and Samaria (4 B.C. to 6 A.D.) and his other son Herod Antipas as tetrarch of Galilee and Peraea (4 B.C. to 39 A.D.) and his third son Philip as tetrarch of Batanaea, northeast of the Lake of Galilee (4 B.C. to 34 A.D.).
The City of Sepphoris, of Galilee located about 3 1/2 hours from Nazareth is rebuilt having been originally built in 70 B.C. This city contained some 20,000 people, is an hours walk from Nazareth yet is not mentioned in the New Testament. The town of Caina, that is much smaller, located 8 miles north, is mentioned.
Before the general revolt into anarchy a Jewish delegation from Jerusalem claiming to be supported by the 8,000 Jews at Rome pleaded for autonomy for their people. The estimates of Jews in Rome vary from 20,000 to 60,000.
The Celtic Dacians displaced the Scythian from Romania.
The Jews of Jerusalem turned on the Romans killing many of them while Archelaus is in Rome. The Romans in retaliation plundered the temple.
Judas son of the arch-robber Hezekias the bandit plundered Galilee. Some of King Herod’s mercenary army (Gauls and Germans) joined the Zealot bandits. These bandits burnt many royal palaces throughout the country. During this revolt Varus sent troops across the country and crucified 2,000 ringleaders. The Jews of Judaea gathered at Jerusalem and divided into three different camps. The camp of the Zealots attacked the Romans. The Romans won the day and pillaged the treasury of the temple for restitution. This causes more Jews to side with the Zealots. Civil war began to breakout throughout the district of Judaea, Samaria and Galilee. Many would be Kings (seekers of power) attacked both Romans and Jews for anything of value. Anarchy prevailed during this uprising and no single event or person could provide a unified leadership.
Celts and Germanic (Mongol-Indo) speaking peoples began to mix in Gaul.
During the reign of Archelaus (Ethnarch) (4 B.C.- 6 A.D) son Herod (40-4 B.C.) Tetrarch of Judea and Sumeria he removed the High Priest (6)-Joazar son Boethus replacing him with (7)-Eleazar son Boethus. (6)-Joezer (Joazar) son of Boethus an Egyptian had been appointed High Priest of the Herodian Sadducee after marrying the daughter of Herod, King of Judaea (40-4 B.C.). At this time Simon the Essene is working as a diviner one who is active in the interpretation of dreams. The Essene Sect lives the same style of life as those whom the Greeks called the Pythagorean Sect. The Essenes believe like the Greeks in a heaven and Hell (Hades).
Emperor Pindi ruled Western China (1 B.C.-6 A.D..)
Kurds have lived in southeastern Turkey since before this time.
Rome defeats the Celt-Germanic intrusion in Northern Italy. Judas the Galilean and Pharisee Saddok urged disobedience to Rome and refuse to pay taxes. Varus pursues the various Jewish rebels. Towns that did not join in the anarchy are spared retribution. Varus marched on Jerusalem and the would be Zealots fled the city and the citizens welcomed the troops disclaiming all responsibility for the revolt. Varus sent his men into the countryside to track down the troublemakers. Some prisoners are sent to Rome for judgement. Varus at Jerusalem crucified some 2,000 leaders of the attempted revolution.
A outdoor theater
was uncovered in the British Isles, southeast England, that could accommodate
12,000 people in a semicircle of 50 rows of seats. There appears to be
holes that allowed the stage to be flooded for aquatic displays such as navel
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