David Noel Freedman

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There are two ways of being happy: We must either diminish our wants or augment our means—either may do—the result is the same and it is for each man to decide for himself and to do that which happens to be easier.
Benjamin Franklin
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David Noel Freedman (1922 - ) is a biblical scholar, "bookmaker" (author and editor), archaeologist, advocate, and initiator of inter-faith cooperation.


  • The first Greek-speaking people in the southern Balkan Peninsula arrived in Macedonia, Thessaly, and Epirus sometime after 2600 B.C. and developed, probably due to the extreme mountainous nature of the country, their several different dialects.
    • The Anchor Bible Dictionary (Doubleday, 1992) p. 1093.