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Offline indypartridge

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Beekeeping in Bible times...
« on: June 28, 2010, 08:49:49 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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Re: Beekeeping in Bible times...
« Reply #1 on: June 28, 2010, 09:27:07 PM »
Great article. Thanks for sharing.
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Re: Beekeeping in Bible times...
« Reply #2 on: June 29, 2010, 12:43:23 AM »
Good find. I had to pull the bible out to see what else was said in that passage.

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Re: Beekeeping in Bible times...
« Reply #3 on: June 29, 2010, 02:39:57 AM »
Thank-you, bees and history- two on the list of my favorite things!

 

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