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Re: [GTh] Literacy rates in Jerusalem during the first century.

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  • Jack Kilmon
    ... From: Michael Mozina To: Sent: Tuesday, July 02, 2002 6:00 PM Subject: [GTh] Literacy rates in
    Message 1 of 1 , Jul 3, 2002
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Michael Mozina" <michael@...>
      To: <gthomas@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Tuesday, July 02, 2002 6:00 PM
      Subject: [GTh] Literacy rates in Jerusalem during the first century.

      > I'm curious what might be a good reference source that talks about
      > rates in Jerusalem during the early first century. I keep hearing that it
      > was very low, but I've yet to hear a lot of hard facts to support these
      > numbers.

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