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Re: Nazoreth vs. Nazorean
Thomas M.Simms wrote:
> Re: Nazareth: There is NO epigraphic evidence before 3rd Century CE! The
> textual evidences from the manuscripts support the attribution (Jesus the
> Nazorean) I've given. The King James Redactors were wrong.
> Now SHOW me any epigraphic evidence for a village called Nazareth circa the
> turn of the Era. The most one can show is some kind of villa or farm and
> NO written text connected with it.
You are correct on the epigraphic attestation of Nazareth. The earliest
that I can recall is the Caesarean inscription on priestly courses c. 300 CE. The
strongest evidence for Nazareth as a settlement during the Roman period are the
tombs, most of the kokim type and four of the "rolling stone" type no later then 70