[DWJ] the Ites

Minnow minnow at belfry.org.uk
Fri Apr 20 11:05:37 EDT 2007


>On Apr 20, 2007, at 6:45 AM, <estairm at yahoo.com> wrote:
>
>> Some peoples around the world have oral traditions
>> that they were once of the ten lost tribes.  Someone
>> told me recently that a Japanese man told him that the
>> name of the Mikado of Japan comes from mi-Gad (meaning
>> from Gad, one of the lost tribes). I have no way of
>> knowing if this is true, but it is a cool idea.

Otter added:

>One of the things that people who lived in North America
>in the 18th and early 19th centuries seemed to be easily
>convinced of was ... [that's just the introduction to this
>sentence]
>that the Native Americans were one or more of the
>Lost Tribes.

Some frivolous people in England claim that the Freemasons are descended
from the lost Tribe of the Theodolite.

Minnow





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