Compiled By Research Department Of The Universal House Of Justice
We have no historical proof of the truth of the Master's statement regarding the Greek philosophers visiting the Holy Land etc., but such proof may come to light through research in the future.
We must not take this statement too literally; “contemporary” may have been meant in Persian as something far more elastic than the English word. Likewise, the whole translation probably needs revising.
1947-02-15 on behalf of to an individual believer re statements about Greek contacts w/ Holy Land