Romans Categorized Peoples by the Physical Appearance, Not By Parentage or ‘Blood’-Roman Perception of Mediterranean Phenotype was ‘albus or leukos’ (White) But Not Too White

Romans Categorized Peoples by the Physical Appearance, Not By Parentage or ‘Blood’-Roman Perception of Mediterranean Phenotype was ‘albus or leukos’ (White) But Not Too White

Source: Roman Perceptions of Blacks (Virginia Tech University Libraries) 1993 A.D. From the source, "Abstract. Certain preconceptions about 'blacks' in predominantly 'white' societies have distorted modern visions of the ways in which Aethiopes were perceived in Roman society, resulting in much misinterpretation of the relevant texts. In Roman perceptions categories like black African, white, 'paleface' and swarthy were neither communities nor socially defined 'races' with ascribed group-statuses. Categorisation was determined by the physical appearance of the individual person, not by parentage or 'blood'...Wiesen saw this text as evidence of a Roman perception of blacks as natural inferiors of 'the white…
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Ruddy Skin Color In Scripture: It Doesn’t Mean What You Think It Means

Ruddy Skin Color In Scripture: It Doesn’t Mean What You Think It Means

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E7_eFJqoS3o Ruddy Complexion In The Bible If you've ever wondered what the Bible means when it referred to Esau, David, and other Hebrews as ruddy, then you've come to the right place. This is a very in depth study on the word, because this page will be used as a resource page for other studies. For that reason, it is very important to have a full understanding of the word, and the context in which it is used in scripture. All I ask is that you look at the evidence presented and based solely on that, make up your mind…
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