Circle of the rhetoric (Chasing one's tail)

stoney stoney at
Thu Jul 18 14:30:35 EDT 2002

At 11:25 AM 7/18/2002, you wrote:
>I agree with all this below, except that scholars who have
>no trouble referring to the area of Iran when they mean Persia, or
>  Iraq when they mean Babylon, somehow balk when they want
>to refer to the area of land covered by the modern State of Israel.
>Scholars who study the Roman period do not refer to Gaul
>when they mean the area of land included in modern
>France. People ought to apply the same logic, and use
>the name of the modern state. It is Israel.

Except the modern state of Israel does not include the core of ancient 
Israel and ancient Judah.

Stoney Breyer
Touchwood, Inc.
THAI's LAW: For every vision there is an equal and opposite revision.
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