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Lesson 9 Hope of Israel Ministries BIBLE Correspondence Course 7

When Nineveh
fell in 612 B.C. the
Assyrian Empire was
split between the
conquering Medes and
Babylonians, with the
Medes taking over the
territory to the north and
northwest and the
Babylonians assuming
control over the lands to
the south and southwest.
The Babylonian King
Nebuchadnezzar, in a
series of invasions
against the Southern
Kingdom of Judah, Cimmerians -- Celtic tribes
captured and deported the
remnants of Israelites Israelites, who had been pushed north through
missed by the Assyrians. Finally moving against the Dariel Pass, began moving westward and
Jerusalem, he fulfilled YEHOVAH’s prophecy came into collision with the CIMMERIAN
against Israel by capturing the city and taking the Israelites who had earlier migrated around the
balance of the Nation of Judah to Babylon. In west of the Black Sea. The Cimmerians were
539 B.C. Cyrus, King of Persia, overthrew the consequently driven north and west. A small
Babylonian Empire and permitted the remnant group moved into the regions of the BALTIC,
of Judah to return to Jerusalem. where the Romans called them by the
Between 539 B.C. and 500 B.C., during abbreviated name of CIMBRI. The main body
the rebuilding of the Temple, the SCYTHIAN migrated as scattered bands into south Germany
between 500 and 450 B.C.
Israel Peoples And became known as
CELTS and GAULS -- see
map at the top of the page.
By the end of the 4th
century B.C., the SCY-
THIAN Israelites in South
Russia came under attack
by a people called
“Sarmatians,” and were
driven north toward the
Baltic regions, pushing the
CIMBRI Israelites ahead of
them, west to Jutland and
the coasts of Holland and
France. See map to the left.
As the CELTS spread
west and north across

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