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When the Realization of 'Palestine' Being Roman Finally Sets In

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Submitted by M Tovey (United States), Jan 19, 2022 at 12:15

When the Realization of 'Palestine' Being Roman Finally Sets In
From this observer's view point (and yes, the realization of being alone in this perspective is due cause for many to ridicule this opinion) it never ceases to amaze how deeply rooted this deception is set when considering that the Roman Empire is still entrenched in Middle Eastern affairs after centuries of being displaced after adopting 'Christianesque' models of society when Constantine made Christianity the religion of the realm. Within a few generations, Islam rose up and began its own displacement program of occupying the former Assyrian, Persian, and other territorial regions to such an extent that Muslim sensitivities were to become the rule of the day as well as rule of the region, including the religious influences that are still fought over today. Ironically, 'Palestine' was not an Islamic appellation then; so how did it capture the Arabic fascination of a people that have not existed for eons and had that name changed from the roots of Caphtor to the Roman renaming roots to the fascination of Yassar Arafat in the 20th century.
So, really, what's in a name so distantly unrelated to modern influences that people that are not ethnically 'Philistines' (non-Semitic); are so bound and determined to be called something they are not so as to lay some modern claim of legend to a people defeated in ancient times; as if somehow that alleged claim is superior to the more fully documented claim of promise that is Israel's to make as Children of the promise to Abraham that even the Quran acknowledges?
Once that is righteously acknowledged, then the true inheritance can be probated according to the dispensations of the ages and victory rightfully disposed in the way it was originally set.

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