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Stop parading lies with impudence.

Reader comment on item: Why Newt Gingrich Was Right about Palestinian History
in response to reader comment: What is Evidence?

Submitted by IamJoseph (Australia), Dec 20, 2011 at 20:32

Your own link evidences the Philistines invaded the Canaan coast while the Israelites were in Egypt - as seen in the Hebrew writings. The Hebrew bible is of course the first document which mentions Philistines. That Israel was locked in Egypt is also evidenced in the Egyptian Stella. There is also factual proof this name was later put on the Jewish homeland of Judea, and the pre-Isralmic people were hired by Rome in destroying that temple [Flavius Josephus documents]. Stop parading lies with impudence.

Philistines (English pronunciation: /ˈfɪlɨstiːnz, -staɪnz, fɨˈlɪstɨnz, -tiːnz/;[1] Hebrew: פְּלִשְׁתִּים‎‎, Plištim), Pleshet or Peleset, were a people who occupied the southern coast of Canaan at the beginning of the Iron Age (circa 1175 BC). According to the Bible, they ruled the five city-states (the "Philistine Pentapolis") of Gaza, Askelon, Ashdod, Ekron and Gath, from the Wadi Gaza in the south to the Yarqon River in the north, but with no fixed border to the east.[2] The Bible paints them as Israel's most dangerous enemy.[2]


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