[b-hebrew] Nineveh what it means in Hebrew?

Peter Kirk peter at qaya.org
Fri Sep 1 06:19:37 EDT 2006


On 01/09/2006 09:44, Yigal Levin wrote:
> ... Even the name "Assyria" - the Greeks had no idea that the 
> ancient Assyrian homeland was in what we would call northern Iraq - they 
> attached the name to the Assyrians' last, brief stand at Harran and 
> Charchemish - in what the Greeks, and hence we, call (As)Syria to this day.
>
>   
Actually Harran and Carchemish are both in what we call Turkey today, 
although both close to the Syrian border.

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