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Re: Nova Scriptio [was: Novus; was; capitolisation]

From:Steg Belsky <draqonfayir@...>
Date:Sunday, June 6, 2004, 6:18
On Jun 5, 2004, at 1:03 PM, Barbara Barrett wrote:
> As for Israel, the Bzyantines never surrendered their hold upon it, > the > Jews > (or "Hebaru" as they're called after an old Egyptian word) never lost > their > homeland > and there was no Diaspora. The Prophet never entered Jerusalem and > that City > is not Holy to Muslims. Both Byzantium and the Caliphate preached > tolerance > for "people of the book". So the Hebaru are a small religious > minority in > my world, respected for their biblical scholarship and wisdom. > Barbara
Any reason why it's Egyptian-based "Hebaru" as opposed to Hebrew>Greek>Latin>etc. "Hebrew"? -Stephen (Steg) "the sun in giv‘on standing still and the moon in ayalon valley dreaming about this place on the day we finish fighting and begin breathing" ~ 'prahhim baqaneh' by subliminal