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Posted: Fri Dec 06, 2019 7:04 pm
by Ethan
Judea and Jerusalem are interchangeable terms, thus the inhabitants of Jerusalem are Jews, rather then describing them as an adjectival of Jerusalem i.e Jerusalemite.

יהוד → ירושלם

This comes apparent through Greek, ירושלם means Ἱερόν Ἰουλώ "Temple of Demeter" thus Ἰουλώ → Ἰουδώ → יהוד and ירושלם is synonymous with בית לחם meaning Οἰκός Δημήτερος "House of Demeter (Bread)". Δημήτηρ is an appellation for Bread. Δημή → Λημή → Ληήμ → לחם cf. δέμας "bread".

Ἰουλώ 'corn-sheaf' , a name for Demeter also means whiskers (الطولي "al-twly") and earthworm (תולע).

Demeter presided over Law, she was known as θεσμοφόρος 'law-giving' from Θέσμιος that derives Mitzvah (מצוה) from the verb κατατίθημι (צוה).

In Joshua 15:63, the inhabitants of Jerusalem are יבסי meaning βοιώτιοι (Boeotians), the Boeotians were proverbially clownish, whence the saying ὗς Βοιωτία > συοβοιωτοί "Hog-Boeotians" .

Thus we find Boethusians in Jerusalem.

Lion of Chaeronea

Re: Judea—Jerusalem

Posted: Sat Dec 07, 2019 9:35 pm
by Ethan
Chaeronea (Χαιρώνεια) is indeed connected to the authorship surrounding the New Testament, for two suspected NT scribes are born here.

1. Lucius Mestrius Plutarch
2. Marcus Mettius Epaphroditus

Marcus Mettius Epaphroditus of Chaeroneia (Boeotia) was an Ancient Greek grammarian of the 1st century, After having obtained his liberty, he went to Rome, where he resided in the reign of Nero and down to the time of Nerva, and enjoyed a very high reputation for his learning. He was extremely fond of books, and is said to have collected a library of 30,000 valuable books. He died of dropsy at the age of seventy-five.

- AP; I Suppose that by my books of the Antiquity of the Jews, most excellent Epaphroditus.
- AJ; Epaphroditus, a man who is a lover of all kind of learning, but is principally delighted with the knowledge of history.

It is also interesting, that Plutarch died around the age of seventy-five.

1. St Luke; Lived and died in Boeotia
2. Ignatius Theophorus as born in Boeotia
3. Plutarch of Byzantium (died 105) was preceded by Polycarpus I of Byzantium (69-89) (Phantoms)

Marcus Mettius Lucius > Mark Matthew Luke

Re: Judea—Jerusalem

Posted: Fri May 08, 2020 9:51 pm
by Ethan
Zechariah 1:19 - These are the horns which have scattered Judah, Israel, and Jerusalem.
Jeremiah 19:13 - The houses of Jerusalem, and the houses of the kings of Judah
Jeremiah 27:21 - The house of the king of Judah and of Jerusalem
Joel 3:1 - I shall bring again the captivity of Judah and Jerusalem

These verses do seems to suggests that Judea and Jerusalem are two distinct entities, in the Book of Joshua, Jerusalem is a Kingdom, the OT also suggests multiple locations called Jerusalem, one called Jebus and the other, Zion, perhaps two distinct temples of Demeter.

Compare with the two temples of Demeter in Cyrene. ... ene,_Libya ... ene,_Libya