Re: Who was talking about Khazaria?
|From:||Steg Belsky <draqonfayir@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, October 27, 2002, 15:16|
On Sat, 26 Oct 2002 11:28:44 +0200 Roberto Suarez Soto <ask4it@...>
> On Oct/25/2002, Peter Clark wrote:
> > "Ispamya" sounds a lot like "Hispanya," so I'm guessing those
> are related
> > terms. But what does "Sefarad" mean?
> My 2 cents:
> IIRC, Sefarad was one of the sons of some important
> character in
> jewish/christian mythology (Old Testament, I mean). Don't know who,
> but I'm pretty sure it's something like this :-)
> Roberto Suarez Soto-
I just ran "sefarad" through the biblical search engine at
http://www.snunit.k12.il/kodesh/ , all it came up with was the place name
(no genealogical attachment), in `Ovadya 1:20. In the same verse as the
place-name "tzorfat", actually.