- from Latin Palestina (name of a Roman province), from Greek Palaistine (Herodotus), from Hebrew Pelesheth "Philistia, land of the Philistines." Revived as an official political territorial name 1920 with the British mandate.
Under Turkish rule, Palestine was part of three administrative regions: the Vilayet of Beirut, the Independent Sanjak of Jerusalem, and the Vilayet of Damascus. In 1917 the country was conquered by British forces who held it under occupation until the mandate was established April 25, 1920, by the Supreme Council of the Allied Powers at San Remo. During the occupation Palestine formed "Occupied Enemy Territory Administration (South)," with headquarters at Jerusalem.
- 1. He was born a Jew in first century Palestine.
- 2. He was a Turk living in Palestine.
- 3. Buddhism from India, Christianity from Palestine, Islam from Arabia.
- 佛教源于印度, 基督教源于巴勒斯坦, 伊斯兰教源于阿拉伯.
- 4. " The Jews carry Palestine in their hearts "
- “ 犹太人心怀巴勒斯坦 ”
- 5. The Christians once had abidance in the holy hill of Palestine.
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