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Star of David

Star of David, known also as Shield of David, symbol of Judaism and the state of Israel. This star is comprised of 2 triangles, one inverted and superimposed over the other. The Hebrew title Magen David originates from the late A.D. 200s. Its first recorded appearance is from as long ago as 960 B.C.

See also: Judaism.

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