The etymology of Palestine — Cradle of Civilization

The Philistinesְְִִּּׁ were a people described in the Bible. In the Biblical canon of Judaism and Western Christianity, the Deuteronomistic history books describe the land of the Philistines as a pentapolis in southwestern Levant comprising the five city-states of Gaza, Ashkelon, Ashdod, Ekron, and Gath, from Wadi Gaza in the south to the Yarqon River […]

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