Old World Connections – Across Asian Continent

Maps of the Ancient World of Asia  – BCE 2500 to 500 – These maps tell a story of International Communication, Commerce, Travel and Exchange. MIDEAST ANCIENT TRADE MAP – 2500 BCE FAR ASIAN MARITIME TRADE ROUTES – 2000-1000 BCE ANCIENT SILK ROAD TRADE ROUTES CONNECTED JAPAN, CHINA,  MIDEAST ANCIENT ASIAN TRADE ROUTES OF MEDO-PERSIAN EMPIRE – 1000 BCE CHART OF ANCIENT JEWISH COMMUNITIES INEASTERN ASIA– 1000 BCE … Continue reading

Japanese and Hebrew Connection?

Is Japanese Katakana of Hebrew Origin?  Katakana is form of writing that is only used in Japan. It is thought to be indigenous to Japan. It is a phonetic script that is used to sound out words, mainly words adapted from foreign languages. Recent research, documented in a 2012 NHK TV report, has discovered that katakana appeared much earlier in Japanese writings than originally thought. Japanese Linguists are unsure of the origins of katakana. Hebrew scholars have been quite surprised to find out that as many as 300 katakana characters and many Japanese expressions, used in the daily conversation in Japan, have a possible Hebrew connection. Chart of Hebrew and … Continue reading