Kittim as Rome Study Archive

The next line, however, begins, “Its interpretation concerns the Kittim….” The modern theory had already been propounded by interpretation by the ancient community two thousand years earlier!

Dead Sea Scrolls Study Archive

Habakkuk 1:6 “For, behold, I raise up the Kasdim, that bitter and hasty nation, that march through the breadth of the eretz, to possess dwelling places that are not theirs.” Comment: “Its interpretation concerns the Kittim”


Herculaneum Library Study Archive

Idealist library from AD79 Discovered in Herculaneum – “Vergil had learned from Philodemus. The latter has been cited on both sides of the controversy; indeed, On Piety cols. viii-xiii has been one of the main supports of the idealist interpretation.”

Ovid Need: King Agrippa’s Speech To the Nationalists (1998)

Had I perceived that you were all zealously disposed to go to war with the Romans, and that the purer and more sincere part of the people did not propose to live in peace, I had not come out to you, nor been so bold as to give you counsel; for all discourses that tend to persuade men to do what they ought to do is superfluous, when the hearers are agreed to do the contrary.

Germán González: Un Papiro Revolucionario: 7Q5

Además, en este caso, estas variantes no tienen cuerpo, no tienen volumen suficiente para hacer dudar de la identificación porque no tienen, cada una de ellas, un peso significativo de generación de duda.

Earliest manuscript fragment of Mark rumour 2012-2015

Bart had explicitly said that our earliest copy of Mark was from c. 200 CE, but this is now incorrect. It’s from the first century. I mentioned these new manuscript finds and told the audience that a book will be published by E. J. Brill in about a year that gives all the data.

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