[b-hebrew] The islands

VC vadim_lv at center-tv.net
Tue Jun 8 13:47:26 EDT 2004

There are no references to the islanders having land bases or support
routes, like Romans.
Attacking Jerusalem from sea is impossible.


Vadim Cherny

> >>Romans were also able to
> >>capture Jerusalem, and although they didn't come from an island they did
> >>not travel overland.
> >>
> >>
> >
> >What do you mean? Of course, they did. Besides, Romans passed through
> >friendly territories, which reinforced them, not drained their resources
> >warfare.
> >
> >
> The Roman troops certainly crossed over water at least at the Bosphorus,
> and very probably sailed a large part of the way from Italy to Israel. I
> don't know the details. Yes, they did pass through friendly territories
> and set up bases in them, but their ability to do so was based on their
> control of the sea, the Mediterranean.
> --
> Peter Kirk
> peter at qaya.org (personal)
> peterkirk at qaya.org (work)
> http://www.qaya.org/

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