Quick & Simple Answer: A European renamed them. As you read above, the Arawakan & Caribbean Islands had their names changed by the now notorious “discoverer” Christopher Columbus, who so-called the island group ‘The Virgin Islands”, after the Catholic fable about Saint Ursula and her Eleven Thousand Virgins 😑😮💨 I’ll leave you to researching UrsulaContinue reading “Why Are The Virgin Islands Called “The Virgin Islands”?”
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What’s in a name of the people of The Most High, and what must they do
Picking up where we left off in the “What’s in a name” series, let’s finish up with what the Bible tells us about the people whom The Most High chose as His people, how we can identify them today, and what is required of them now.
What’s in a name of a continent, a nation… a home?
Screenshot from the Negro Land map:https://exhibits.stanford.edu/maps-of-africa/catalog/mn533bd1896 Shalom, it’s been longer than I intended, I hope you’re doing well. Let us pick up where we left off, right back to talking about the so-called “Black people”: where they were taken captive from, and what they were called before they were merely renamed as nothing more thanContinue reading “What’s in a name of a continent, a nation… a home?”
What’s in a…
The exact Shakespearean quote: “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell just as sweet.” We can certainly understand the point of that famous question and reasoning, but to truly say that names are nothing more than just arbitrary labels, well… that is a lie. It’s aContinue reading “What’s in a…”