The Definition of the Word “Holocaust”.

The definition of the word ‘Holocaust”.

The term holocaust comes from the Greek word holókauston, referring to an animal sacrifice offered to a god in which the whole (olos) animal is completely burnt (kaustos).  (hólos, “whole” and kaustós, “burnt”)

The following events seem to properly fit that meaning, because humans were burnt alive:  Hiroshima, Dresden, Gaza.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bKFsZ-2Z21c

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1MSKoSbqHq0

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P_MQs-Zufg8

http://www.examiner.com/slideshow/twin-cities-of-death-and-shadow-people-remembering-the-victims-of-hiroshima-and-nagasaki#slide=17

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qiyKnKGewe0

https://www.google.com/search?q=bombing+germany+jpg&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=-dFaUoD5EMPlyAHqzIAI&ved=0CEIQsAQ&biw=1280&bih=929&dpr=1

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s0igorvoBFs

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