[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.

Peter Kirk
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