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indypartridge
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« on: June 28, 2010, 07:49:49 AM »

The 900 BCE date in this article maps nicely to the reign of King Solomon. Perhaps Solomon imported honey bees as well as apes and peacocks (1 Kings 10:22)? 

http://www.jpost.com/HealthAndSci-Tech/Health/Article.aspx?id=179363
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« Reply #1 on: June 28, 2010, 08:27:07 PM »

Great article. Thanks for sharing.
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« Reply #2 on: June 28, 2010, 11:43:23 PM »

Good find. I had to pull the bible out to see what else was said in that passage.
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« Reply #3 on: June 29, 2010, 01:39:57 AM »

Thank-you, bees and history- two on the list of my favorite things!
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