Yavan is referred to as חושך darkness because of the decree of “כתבו לכם על קרן השור אין לכם חלק באלוקי ישראל”. Why is that specifically darkness?
ופרצו חומות מגדלי:
The connection between the 13 breaches made by the Greeks the 13 changes Chazal made when they translated the Septuagint (the first encounter with the Greeks). The translation blurred the boundaries between faith and reason.
“Creation is the mother of necessity”