1. Gilead, the current day Jalad, is a mountainous region in Jordan. It means ”hill of witness”.
2. One day; Twelfth Night occurs on January 5th and Epiphany on January 6th.
3. The Code of Hammurabi is a series of 282 laws, dating back to c.1772 BCE. They cover such areas as trade, duties of workers, religion, slavery, code of conduct, laws, military service. One of the best know laws is number 196: ” If a man put out the eye of another man, his eye shall also be put out.”