Alexander apparently was impressed, and left the Jews alone. D.) says that when Alexander of Macedon came to Jerusalem, the Jewish high priest, clothed in his sacred robe met him.This would make Daniel about 85 years old when the Persians captured Babylon.The skeptical Asimovs Guide to the Bible p.596 claims it could have been written as late as 165 B. However, the Jewish historian Josephus in Antiquities of the Jews 11.8.5 (c.93-94 A.A senior Iranian military commander on Sunday dismissed claims from Washington that US patrol ships have been harassed by Iranian boats in the Persian Gulf, saying Tehran acted according to international law.'Iranian boats continue to act based on defined standards and are well aware of the international laws and regulations, so the claims are not only untrue, but stem from their fear of the power of Iran's soldiers,' said Brigadier General Masoud Jazayeri, deputy chief of staff of Iran's armed forces.'Iran's marine corps will never be stopped by the propaganda of extra-regional enemies and their vassals in the region in guarding the Islamic Republic of Iran's sea borders and economic interests,' he added.US navy officials say ships from the two countries interacted more than 300 times in 2015 and more than 250 times in the first half of this year, and claims 10 percent of those encounters were unsafe and unprofessional.D.) records that when Alexander the Great approached Jerusalem (c.333 B.C.), the High Priest Jaddua met him and showed Alexander part of the book of Daniel where the Greeks would overcome the Persians.
A: Daniel was most likely written down shortly after the events occurred, in the 6th century B.
C., according to The Bible Knowledge Commentary : Old Testament p.1324. C, and some commentators guess that Daniel was about 16 years old.
They were once said to be the ‘crystallized tears of deer,’ set within gold and adorned with jewels to act as an antidote against all poisons for the wealthiest inhabitants of Europe and the Middle East.
But, the origin of bezoars, pictured above, is far more gruesome than their ornate appearance might suggest Legends said that these stones were created through the anguish of deer, brought to tears after eating snakes and suffering intense stomach-aches.
It was thought that they could counteract any poison, and were commonly worn as charms or ground into medicinal powders‘In ancient times, bezoars from animals were thought to have medicinal and magical properties, and they were considered antidotes to a variety of poisons and disease,’ according to a paper published to Gastroenterology & Hepatology.In the centuries to follow, the use of bezoars dwindled – and in the 1800s, scientists discovered this type of obstruction in humans for the first time, finding it can cause ulcers, bleeding, and infection of the abdominal cavity.