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The only viable answer seems to be that then, as now, there was no legal responsibility under Divine law for stealing less than a perutah's worth, despite sources that on their surface state otherwise. Since under Noahide law, according to the Rambam, the punishment for violation of any of the 7 laws is the death penalty, it cannot be that such a harsh ...
I saw in a certain sefer (I don't remember the name) that they wanted to commit various types of sin like the generation of the flood, but could not do so because if they did Hashem would bring upon them a flood. (Commentaries elsewhere have explained that Hashem's promise not to bring a flood meant not to flood the whole world, but He still might flood a ...
The Vilna Gaon (in his commentary Eliyahu Rabbah to Negaim 2:1, as explained in Bo'az ibid.) says that Europeans are descendants of Yafet.
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