Prophet Daniel

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* 559 BC - Cyrus the Persian's reign begins.
 
* 559 BC - Cyrus the Persian's reign begins.
 
* 556 BC  
 
* 556 BC  
# [Daniel 10:1-3] - Daniel (or Baltasar) commences a three week Passover fast held in the first month and in Jerusalem according to Deut. 16:5-6.
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# [Daniel 10:1-3] - Daniel (or Baltasar) commences a three week Passover fast (see Deut. 16:5-6) held in the first month and in Jerusalem.
# [Daniel 10:4-7] - Daniel has a vision on the 24th day of that month of the prefiguration of the Incarnation of Christ.
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# [Daniel 10:4-7] - Daniel has a vision on the 24th day of that month.
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;;According to St Basil and St Hippolytos, this was of the prefiguration of the Incarnation of Christ. According to St Ephraim the Syrian and St Chrysostom, Daniel beheld a vision of an angel.
 
* 539 BC - Darius Mede begins his reign over the Chaldean kingdom (Babbylon had been taken by the Medes and Persians under Cyrus in the year 539-538).
 
* 539 BC - Darius Mede begins his reign over the Chaldean kingdom (Babbylon had been taken by the Medes and Persians under Cyrus in the year 539-538).
 
[Daniel 9:1-3]
 
[Daniel 9:1-3]

Revision as of 18:31, January 10, 2008

Commemorated by the Holy Church on the 17th of Decemeber

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Daniel as Prophet

Christ refers to Daniel as a prophet in mark 13:14 and in Matthew 24:15.

the name "Daniel"

The name Daniel in Hebrew means "God is my Judge" or "God is judging".

Historical

-- > St Epiphanios comments about David's background (to be expanded).

  • ca. 604 BC to 536 BC - the seventy years of the Babylonian exile of the Jews.
  • 559 BC - Cyrus the Persian's reign begins.
  • 556 BC
  1. [Daniel 10:1-3] - Daniel (or Baltasar) commences a three week Passover fast (see Deut. 16:5-6) held in the first month and in Jerusalem.
  2. [Daniel 10:4-7] - Daniel has a vision on the 24th day of that month.
According to St Basil and St Hippolytos, this was of the prefiguration of the Incarnation of Christ. According to St Ephraim the Syrian and St Chrysostom, Daniel beheld a vision of an angel.
  • 539 BC - Darius Mede begins his reign over the Chaldean kingdom (Babbylon had been taken by the Medes and Persians under Cyrus in the year 539-538).

[Daniel 9:1-3]

  • 539 BC to 536 BC - the Prophet prays for the people.
  • 536 BC - Babylonian exile of Jews is completed.
  • 530 BC (ca.529 BC) - Cyrus the Persian dies in August.

Overview of his Life

Overview on 'some' content from his prophecies

  • The Vision of the Four Beasts [Dan 7]
  • The Son of Man, the Ancient of Days [Dan 7]

Sequence of OT Prophets

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Prophet Daniel
Preceded by:
A
TBA
Succeeded by:
B
Preceded by:
unknown
C
TBA
Succeeded by:
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Non observations of Daniel

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