--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "larry.potter" 
> --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, off_world_beings 
> <no_reply@> wrote:
> >
> > The Greek form Palaistinêi from which English "Palestine" is 
> > ultimately derived, was first used in the 5th century BCE by 
> > Herodotus who wrote of the "district of Syria, called Palaistinê
> i". 
> > The boundaries of the area he referred to were not explicitly 
> > stated, but Josephus used the name only for Philistia. Ptolemy 
> also 
> > used the term. In Latin, Pliny wrote of a region of Syria that 
> > was "formerly called Palaestina" when describing the eastern 
> > of the Mediterranean.
> > 
> > Roman times
> > As a result of the First Jewish-Roman War (66–73), Titus sacked 
> > Jerusalem and destroyed the Second Temple, leaving only the 
> Western 
> > Wall. In 135, following the fall of a Jewish revolt led by Bar 
> > Kokhba in 132–135, the Roman emperor Hadrian expelled most Jews 
> from 
> > Judea, leaving large Jewish populations in Samaria and the 
> Galilee. 
> > He also changed the name of the Roman province of Judea (Israel) 
> to 
> > Syria Palaestina named after the Philistines as an insult to the 
> now 
> > conquered Jews. In what was considered a form of psychological 
> > warfare, the Romans also tried to change the name of Jerusalem 
> > Aelia Capitolina, but that had less staying power. Over time the 
> > name Syria Palaestina was shortened to Palaestina, which by then 
> had 
> > become an administrative political unit within the Roman Empire.
> > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palestine#History
> It's obvious you don't understand what you are reading.
> why do you think you read about the Jews and the Greeks and 
> not the Palestinians... ? 
> The Roman destroyed the Second Temple that belonged to the Jews.
> and trying to change the name of the land in order to steal it 
> the Jews.>>>

So it belongs to the Italians now?!

The Jews were a tiny nation among the region and people that they 
called the Philistines --- from whence comes the name "Palestine"

Get an education...and not from the baptist childrens bible please.


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