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Before the land of Israel was called Palestine (by the Romans and after the Philistines, ancient people of European origin who fought with the people of Israel in†...
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Was Palestine a country before Israel?
In 1947, the United Nations Partition Plan for Palestine was voted. This triggered the 1947–1949 Palestine war and led, in 1948, to the establishment of the state of Israel on a part of Mandate Palestine as the Mandate came to an end.
Who first called Israel Palestine?
The term "Palestine" first appeared in the 5th century BC when the ancient Greek historian Herodotus wrote of a "district of Syria, called PalaistinÍ" between Phoenicia and Egypt in The Histories.
Does Palestine belong to Israel?
Since the British Mandate, the term "Palestine" has been associated with the geographical area that currently covers the State of Israel, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip.
What was Israel called before 1948?
When World War I ended in 1918 with an Allied victory, the 400-year Ottoman Empire rule ended, and Great Britain took control over what became known as Palestine (modern-day Israel, Palestine and Jordan).
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