NYTimes.com Article: Pillagers Strip Iraqi Museum of ItsTreasure

Gregory Alan Bolcer gbolcer at endeavors.com
Mon Apr 14 19:35:23 PDT 2003

Russell Turpin wrote:
> OK, so the Christians didn't burn the library at
> Alexandria. They still murdered Hypatia most
> brutally:
> http://itsa.ucsf.edu/~snlrc/encyclopaedia_romana/greece/paganism/hypatia.html 

Sounds very similar to modern day "honor killings" in
Jordan, India, and Palestine where murder can be excused
as a "private family affair" when someone in the family
disgraces the family name.


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