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Who knows two hundred four?

Please cite/link your sources, if possible. At some point at least twenty-four hours from now, I will:

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According to Josephus (Life, chapter 45), there were 204 cities and towns in the Galilee. (Whiston translated this as 240, but that's apparently an error.)

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צדיק = 204

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Hey! Why'd you remove the answer about 204 chalakim? –  msh210 Mar 10 '11 at 20:07
    
it was unappreciated –  Gershon Gold Mar 10 '11 at 20:14
    
Was it? I liked the part of it that answered the question. (The rest of it was good too, but unnecessary.) –  msh210 Mar 11 '11 at 3:35
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Some give 204 as the number of attendees of the First Zionist Congress, though others differ.

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See also mi.yodeya.com/questions/6122#6122. –  msh210 Mar 10 '11 at 15:46
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According to some sources (including Wikipedia), 204 Jews were deported from Venice during the Holocaust.

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