Saturday, May 21, 2016

Stars of David in a Roman Mosaic in Tuscany

On oct 6 2015 Rossella Lorenziarchaeology correspondent for Discovery News, published an article about an Ancient Roman Mosaic found in a small village named Capraia e Limit, in Tuscany, dating to the second half of the 4th century AD, including few Stars of David in a repeated pattern. These Stars of David are white hexagons with black triangles and in the middle of each hexagon there's a red square surrounding a red cross.

Palestinians Attempt to Appropriate "Star Of David" As Muslim Symbol


Daniel Greenfield Published an article about the Palestinians' claim on the official Facebook page of Fatah that the Star Of David was used in Arabic culture before the establishment of the state of Israel. 


Saturday, April 30, 2016

Star of David on Floor Tiles


Thursday, April 21, 2016

Star of David as a Caucasian Albanian Symbol

"In 313 AD the Rutuls as a part of Caucasian Albania officially adopted Christianity. At present the Rutuls are Sunni... Before transition of Rutuls to Islam, they professed Judaism along with Christianity: in some Rutul settlements there still are cave drawings of an hexagram star. People call there settlements Judicial, even though officially they are Rutul...Several Rutul and Tsakhur settlements in Rutul Rayon are called Jewish by older generation. They are: Kala, Mukhrek, Djilikhur (Rutul villages), Gelmets, Muslakh (Tsakhur villages) and several others... Star of David, symbols of the sun and rolling star are common symbols in Dagestan as well as in modern Azerbaijan in the territory of historical Caucasian Albania. They are depicted on the gravestone of Hasan Jalal-Dowla – Albanian king, buried in Gandzasar... In the museum of Rutul village there is a copper dish with Albanian inscription, a Star of David, other symbols and an animal with wings and a dog’s head".

Source:
Musaevna, Makhmudova Svetlana. "It is my Cross." Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences 6.6 S2 (2015): 236.

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Two Roman Star of David engravings discovered in Egypt

 Two Star of David engravings were discovered in Egypt in a Roman Temple in the southern city of Aswan, which dates back to the 3rd century B.C, located in the Elephantine Island:

Friday, March 18, 2016

Jerusalem Marathon - Star of David Tattoo


Tuesday, March 08, 2016

The graves of Jewish soldiers marked with the Star of David since September 18, 1919

"The graves of Jewish soldiers who died in France will be marked with the Mogen David, "Star of David," according to an announcement made yesterday by Colonel Harry Cutler, Chairman of the Jewish Welfare Board"...
Source: nytimes

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Notes: 
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2. "1927, Star of David Markers  JWV [Jewish War Veterans] was successful in securing passage of legislation requiring the American Battlefield Monument Commission to place Star of David Markers on the graves of Jewish soldiers buried in war cemeteries in France. Heretofore, the markers were Christian crosses. A decade later, JWV members were appointed to the commission".
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