What is Jesus’ real name?

Has Jesus’ real name become Lost in translation?! What is Jesus’ real name? Jesus, pronounced as ‘Geezus’ in the English language, originates from the Latin form of the Greek name Ἰησοῦς (Iēsous). The Greek Ἰησοῦς is a rendition of the Hebrew name “Yeshua” (ישוע), which also has variants of Joshua or Jeshua. By the time the New Testament was written, the Septuagint (the original Greek biblical translation (LXX) had already transliterated the Hebrew ישוע (Yeshua`) into Koine Greek (also called Biblical Greek) with the result being Ἰησοῦς (Iēsous). Hebrew and Aramaic…

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Hoard of Viking silver brings English King out of obscurity.

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A ‘significant’ treasure trove of 186 Viking coins, ingots and jewelry was uncovered by amateur treasure-hunter James Mather, in a farmer’s field near Watlington, Oxfordshire, in October 2015. The Watlington Hoard, as it is now called, is a collection of silver bands, ingots, and 186 coins that is now unveiled at the British Museum. The find has shed some light on the period of Anglo Saxon history when King Alfred the Great of Wessex defeated the Viking Danes and then went on to banish his one-time ally, King Ceolwulf II of Mercia, from history. The…

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