New Excavation of Gath Reveals Ancient Lie: The Philistines Weren't Vicious Enemy

The Philistines were wronged by history: Not barbarian or even, it seems, particularly hostile, they lived cheek by jowl with the Judahites

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The Philistines are much maligned as barbaric invaders of mysterious origin who didn't even have the good taste to circumcise their menfolk. Now their relations with the ancient Israelites are being recast,...