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Assassinations in History
got slain, almost slain, when, how,
why, and by whom?
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Voyages in History
When did what
vessel arrive with whom onboard and where
did it sink if it didn't?
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The Philistines had their origin in
Greece or Asia Minor.
Around the 12th century BC the
Philistines moved southeast and settled at the coast of ancient
Their land became known as Philistia,
Their main enemy were the Israelites.
Famous Philistine was the giant
Goliath who was defeated by
David, who turned out to be
One of the Philistines' god was
Main cities were Gaza, Ashkelon, Ashdod, Gath, and Ekron.
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If someone calls you a Philistine
today, you might have given reason to conclude that you lack
enlightenment and culture, or you are simply a member of the enemy,
whoever that might be.