Should Land and territory renamed by Rome be given its name back?
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Israel had their land taken from them from the Romans.
Israel had their lands renamed by the Romans to no longer be called Israel.
Should Israel receive its name back on the territory that Romans took?
I want to know the historical reasoning why the answer is no.
For all sense and purposes I say that Israel should.
Why? It was given to them by their GOD in the Old Testament.
Jesus Christ was technically found in the time-frame they would have named it Palestine if I understand the time-frame correctly.
But note... why didn't the scriptures refer to it as Palestine back then if it was accepted by the Jews?
The rule of Israelites in the land of Israel starts with the conquests of Joshua (ca. 1250 BCE). The period from 1000-587 BCE is known as the "Period of the Kings". The most noteworthy kings were King David (1010-970 BCE), who made Jerusalem the Capital of Israel, and his son Solomon (Shlomo, 970-931 BCE), who built the first Temple in Jerusalem as prescribed in the Tanach (Old Testament).
In 587 BCE, Babylonian Nebuchadnezzar's army captured Jerusalem, destroyed the Temple, and exiled the Jews to Babylon (modern day Iraq).
The year 587 BCE marks a turning point in the history of the region. From this year onwards, the region was ruled or controlled by a succession of superpower empires of the time in the following order: Babylonian, Persian, Greek Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine Empires, Islamic and Christian crusaders, Ottoman Empire, and the British Empire.
63 BCE-313 CE Roman The Roman army led by Titus conquered Jerusalem and destroyed the Second Temple at 70 CE. Jewish people were then exiled and dispersed to the Diaspora. In 132, Bar Kokhba organized a revolt against Roman rule, but was killed in a battle in Bethar in Judean Hills. Subsequently the Romans decimated the Jewish community, renamed Jerusalem as Aelia Capitolina and Judea as Palaestina to obliterate Jewish identification with the Land of Israel (the word Palestine, and the Arabic word Filastin originate from this Latin name).
The remaining Jewish community moved to northern towns in the Galilee. Around 200 CE the Sanhedrin was moved to Tsippori (Zippori, Sepphoris). The Head of Sanhedrin, Rabbi Yehuda HaNassi (Judah the Prince), compiled the Jewish oral law, Mishna
So, tell me, of all these sources, listed.
What ones would you not consider acceptable or accurate and why?
On a side note, I've never seen a newspaper from Trinidad and Tobago be used to back up a point about Israel (not that I'm saying it's wrong).
I do not feel like I have adequate time or proper references to adequately give the best feedback to your statement.
It very well could be that you are right, but as I say this I do not have the right mentality and time to adequately respond right now.
I will defer my last response with a thank you for the information you have provided since I have sought this for a better educational purpose more than anything else.
I am unable to properly formulate what I would determine an adequate response and want to thank you for the information you have provided from how you see and have your information.
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