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Submitted by the Grand Infidel of Kaffiristan (Australia), Aug 3, 2010 at 05:35

Oguztolga, writing from Muslim Turkey , and obviously having issues with the fact that the Christian Byzantine empire encompassed current-day Turkey with its culture and language, writes:

"......

Why the Byzantine Empire was not a "Greek Empire" (sic) ? Within the last two centuries, we have seen the western literature label the Eastern Roman Empire (Byzantine Empire) as "Greek Empire'

but then his grammar suddenly and remarkably improves as he progresses through the article.

No, such rapid improvement in grammatical skills was not another miracle of Islam - which at first I thought it might have been - but simply out and out unabashed plagiarism - the whole text having been lifted word for word from:

http://www.historyofmacedonia.org/RomanMacedonia/ByzantineEmpire.html

But , putting things into perspective, that's pretty much what Islam is - a concoction of the beliefs of various prior religions - with some truly sick new twists - passed off as a religion by the fevered mind of the husband of the child bride Aisha and was it ten other women?

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