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Re: orion Word "KITTIM"

The word "Kittim" was first used as a reference to the Greeks and only
later to the Romans. It would be more accurate to say that the word
refers to peoples of Aegean origins. There is a Greek archaeologists
that argues that the word "Kittim" was for the Cypriotic city of Kition.I
will try to get the reference later. The Ptolemies and the Seleucids
fought over this Island and it had changed hands at around the time just
prior to the Maccabean wars. Again I will have better references later.
But it is enough to say that if the commentaries in question were
refering to pre-Roman times, as I am sure they are since Demetrius was
mentioned,"Kittim"  was used as a reference to the Greeks, as well as to
the Romans. To the Greeks first the to the Romans. I will add more to this
later. My books are not handy right now.