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