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Re: Nazareth Tombs
On Fri, 27 Sep 1996, Yuri Kuchinsky wrote:
> I'm glad that this matter has been clarified for us.
> Best wishes,
> On Thu, 26 Sep 1996, Thomas M.Simms wrote:
> [Someone else:]
> > >There have been about two dozen tombs found anywhere from 60 yards to
> > >750 yards to the north, west and south of the Church of the
> Annunciation. The > >placement of the tombs give an idea of the limits
> of the village. > > EAEHL III, pp 911-922 > > Bagatti, B. in Dictionnaire
> de la Bible, Supplement vi, col. 318-321. > > Palestine Exploration Fund
> Quarterly, 1923, p. 90 > > Quarterly of the Depat. of Antiquities in
> Palestine 1, 1931, pp 53-55.
> > Thank you. This is simple, plain information that disproves my
> thesis > that Nazareth came late. It doesn't kill the Nazarean argument
> but > it does strengthen it either. That information has been around
> longer than > I have in some instances, just... > > Curious it was not
> better known. Even Schonfield missed it by my reading > of him. Anyone
> reading contra let me know. > > Thanks Jack.
William Harwood in _Mythology's Last Gods_ claims that, although the
_cite_ of Nazareth was occupied in the first century, it wasn't known as