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orion Word "KITTIM"
Date: Sun, 19 Oct 1997 13:41:26 -0400
From: David Goldman <email@example.com>
Subject: Word "KITTIM"
Since I have not seen the scrolls published in Hebrew, I assume the word
KITTIM is spelled kaf-yud-tav-yud-mem. I would be interested in the
etymology of the word in relation to the Romans. I noticed that in the
Midrashim the word is used interchangeably with KITOT, meaning "groups".
Any comments? Much appreciated!