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Have We Really Been Doing It By The Book?
The Physical Appearance of Ancient Israel
Yes - The Original Hebrews Were Blacks
The European change of the depiction of YAHUSHUA over time
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Identifying names to areas
Not Under Law But Under Grace Error
Moshiach Yahushua's Mission
Christianity's Departure from the Hebrew Patriarchal Roots
Apostle Shaul Taught Torah
Restoration of the 2 Houses of Israel
Who Do You Worship?
Some of Christianity's Origins
Where Did The Christian Sermon Come From?
The Pastor is in the Bible...Right?
The Pagan Trinity
Where do we go upon death?
The Origins of Christ-mass
Black King Tutankhamun
The Ancient Cushite Empire
The Golden African Age
"Jews" not the descendants of the Israelites
"Jewish" Talmud the wellspring of "Jewish" tyrannical teachings
What the Jewish Talmud says about Christians
More Truth about the Racist Jewish Talmud
"Jews" and Communism
Jews and the Black Holocaust
Blacks and Jews
More Assorted Information on the "Jews"
1001 Quotes By and About "Jews"
European Economic Domination of Afrika and Afrikans
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Identifying Pre-European Names of Areas

WHAT'S IN A NAME? Source: Blacks in Antiquity
 
Greek and Roman Descriptions of Ethiopians or Blacks generally:
aethiops, melas, melanochoros, niger, ater, aquilus, exustus, furvus, fuscus, percotus. (p. 3)
 
Additional Greco-Roman ethnonyms of Blacks:
Afer (African), Indus/Indi (India), Maurus(Moor) (p. 11)
 
Greco-Roman toponyms of--national, regional, continental:
Libya: derived from ancient Egyptian word lebu, given to the people who inhbited the lands west of the Nile.
 
India: in the ancient mind, Africa and continental India were linked; Indians were often called the eastern Ethiopians.
 
Ethiopia: An early Greek name, meaning "sunburnt," for the African countries and regions to the south and west of Egypt. The term Ethiopia was interchangeable with Libya, India, Nubia, and Africa.
 
Nubia: Latin term, derived from Egyptian word nub meaning "gold" referring to the southern fifth of Egypt plus the northern fifth of the Sudan.
 
Africa or Afer: Latin term which came to be, and remains, the name for the entire continent.  

 
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