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51. Forum Part Two [SIS C&C Review $]
... the Roman Empire, the rise of Judaism and Islam, etc) should be associated with extra-terrestrial episodes of destruction [8. All these new findings and developments of astronomical and archaeological research seem to verify Velikovsky's main idea: that the apparent destruction of the Bronze Age cultures, documented by various destruction layers around the world [9, and the rise of ... all, he never once attempted to discuss any of the later catastrophes and destruction layers which have been detected around the globe [52. His discussion of Central and South American archaeology, for example, is restricted to the archaic period prior to the Olmec civilisation [53, the end of which is conventionally dated between 2000 BC and 1500 BC [54 ... , monotheism and historical consciousness, which all followed the Age of destruction, were related to cosmic catastrophes. Yet, we are confronted with a most paradoxical phenomenon. Whereas leading archaeologists come up with increasing evidence for natural catastrophes at the end of the Bronze Age [10 and new scenarios are emerging, indicating cosmic induced natural catastrophes even at the end of ...
52. A REVISED CHRONOLOGY FOR THE ANCIENT NEAR EAST [SIS C&C Review $]
... 1945 by Scripta Academica Hierosolymitana, a publication of the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Two of the sequel volumes are near completion, and a number of chapters containing detailed examinations of archaeological problems have already been published in American journals (2). THE FOURTH AND FINAL VOLUME of the series, "Peoples of the Sea" has been published recently (Spring ... considering these claims to be incredible should seriously reconsider the problems that beset all fields of Ancient Near Eastern Studies. A brief survey of these problems in three fields follows. AEGEAN ARCHAEOLOGY WHEN THE 'MYCENAEAN' AND "MINOAN" civilisations were rediscovered in the early part of this century and the latter part of the preceding, the absence of historical documents from the ... A REVISED CHRONOLOGY FOR THE ANCIENT NEAR EAST Copyright (c) Society for Interdisciplinary Studies, 1977. THE PURPOSE OF THIS PAPER is to draw the attention of ancient historians and archaeologists, particularly those concerned with Biblical and Near Eastern Studies, to 'Ages In Chaos', by Dr. Immanuel Velikovsky. This book was first published in 1953, after its ...
53. Michael Cremo: Forbidden Archaeology: The Hidden History of the Human Race [SIS Internet Digest $]
... audience of archaeologists was nodding in agreement! They accepted this explanation without any quibble. Then there is the case of American geologist Virginia Steen-McIntyre. She was brought in by an archaeological team working at two sites in Mexico- Hueyatlaco and El Horno- so that she might be able to date stone tools found at a deep level. She demonstrated that the ... From: SIS Internet Digest 2000:2 (Dec 2000) Home¦ Issue Contents Michael Cremo: Forbidden Archaeology: The Hidden History of the Human Race Michael is the co-author of Forbidden Archaeology, a book of extraordinary merit which appeared for the first time in 1993. It argues persuasively that human beings, little different to you or I, have ... big toe in and the rest of his toes turned under. At this suggestion, Michael chuckled to himself- not because of the throwaway answer but because the entire audience of archaeologists was nodding in agreement! They accepted this explanation without any quibble. Then there is the case of American geologist Virginia Steen-McIntyre. She was brought in by an archaeological team working ...
54. A Survey of Archaeological Evidence for a Revised Chronology [SIS C&C Review $]
... From: SIS Chronology& Catastrophism Review 2000:1 "Proceedings of the SIS Silver Jubilee Event" Home¦ Issue Contents A Survey of Archaeological Evidence for a Revised Chronology by John J. Bimson John Bimson has been a member of the SIS since its inception, and contributed his first article to the SIS Review in 1976. He is the author ... fairly long if not dense occupation of the site prior to the time of Omri' [38. Samaria and Jericho therefore present us with similar disagreements between the biblical tradition and archaeology: in both cases there is a record of building activity in the first half of the 9th century BC and in both cases there is archaeological evidence of settlement (or resettlement ... be attributed to the reigns of Omri and Ahab. However, she also dated the pottery found below those buildings to the time of their construction. On this point several other archaeologists (e.g. W.F. Albright, G.E. Wright, Y. Aharoni, R. Amiran) disagreed, believing the pottery to be earlier (10th-early 9th century BC) ...
55. Minerals, Metals, Glazing and Man [SIS C&C Review $]
... on divisions into stone, Copper, Bronze and Iron Ages, and yet the geological sources and the technology of the production of these materials have never before been correlated to the archaeological eras. The writer therefore presents a novel system based on the geological occurrence of metals and minerals and the smelting and casting of them, and introduces to archaeology an extra horizon ... Glazing and Man John Dayton assisted by Ann Dayton 'One can only hope that this fascinating interdisciplinary work receives the attention it deserves.'- S.I.S. Review. This textbook approaches archaeology from an entirely new viewpoint, but which however is basic to it. The existing system is founded on divisions into stone, Copper, Bronze and Iron Ages, and yet ... number of fields, including archaeology, art history, geology, chemistry and metallurgy. Beautifully produced and copiously illustrated, it satisfies an urgent need- mainly on the part of archaeologists- for a comprehensive work of reference on a number of important and interrelated topics.'- S.I.S. Review. Detailed prospectus available 11 x 8 inches, 496 pages+ ...
56. Did the Sumerians and the Akkadians Ever Exist? [Aeon Journal $]
... Akkadian but have to be placed at a late period stratigraphically. The origin of the Kassites is thought to be unknown, but they appear to be natives of southern Mesopotamia. Archaeological strata for the many centuries of the Kassites were not even found in Uruk, though this "Sealand" metropolis was the center of Kassite rule in the south. However, ... the same name as the Hurrians' central deity, Teshub. And even fortification architecture of the Urartians looks like Hurrian architecture known from iconograpic evidence. While the Hurrians are without archaeology, the Urartians remained without history until Akkadian-Urartian bilingual texts were found in Urartu proper around Lake Van. The report of the pillage of the sanctuary of Esagila in Babylon by Shulgi ... is suspected to lie northeast of Babylonia, where the Persians originate in the first millennium. The ruins of Mari, which the Martu took before taking Babylon, appear to the archaeologists to be astonishingly well preserved. The palace ruins brought to light appear too fresh for a city that disappeared more than 3700 years ago. Hammurabi, whose famous law-code stella was ...
57. The Dark Age in Asia Minor [Velikovsky Archive Website]
... of the foremost authorities on archaeology and art of Asia Minor, Professor Ekrem Akurgal of the University of Ankara. 1 ?... Today [1961, despite all industrious archaeological exploration of the last decades, the period from 1200 to 750 for most parts of the Anatolian region lies still in complete darkness. The old nations of Asia Minor, like ... Minor has no history for a period of close to five centuries. Certain scholars disagree with this verdict, but it comes from the pen of one of the foremost authorities on archaeology and art of Asia Minor, Professor Ekrem Akurgal of the University of Ankara. 1 ?... Today [1961, despite all industrious archaeological exploration of the last decades ... , i.e., the period between 1200 and 750, is enwrapped in darkness.? 2 Even after only a few decades of settlement a town should leave discernible relics for archaeologists; usually under such circumstances potsherds or a few beads, or a clay figurine, are found. Ash and kitchen refuse are ubiquitous finds wherever there was human habitation. But ...
58. On Dayton and Dating [SIS C&C Review $]
... simpler view is that the Late Bronze Age glazes also date to the 9th-8th centuries BC; this is in fact the position which results when Velikovsky's revised chronology is applied to the archaeological periods of the Levant. The "Glasgow" approach to the revised chronology, which differs from Velikovsky's in placing the XVIIIth, XIXth and XXth Dynasties in unbroken succession, results ... , are applied to the relevant finds. A Response from John Dayton John Dayton (M. Phil.) conducted his postgraduate study on ancient glazing technology at the Institute of Archaeology, London. He was co-director of the first archaeological survey of the Hejaz and the excavations at Tel-es-Sweyhat in the Euphrates Valley (1973-4). He is Honorary Secretary of the ... (to one brought up in the strictly orthodox realms of Near Eastern archaeology), very revolutionary conclusions as to chronology indeed. Indeed these conclusions have been completely ignored by professional archaeologists as those of a lunatic. Doubts are however beginning to creep in, especially from young archaeologists concerned with the western Mediterranean and Europe, where epigraphy and King-lists do not hold ...
59. New Archaeological Dates for the Israelite Conquest Part II [Catastrophism & Ancient History Journal $]
... From: Catastrophism and Ancient History X:2 (July 1988) Home¦ Issue Contents New Archaeological Dates for the Israelite Conquest Part II Proposals for an MB IIC Conquest William H. Stiebing, Jr. The two most comprehensive cultural breaks in Palestinian archaeology occur at the end of the Early Bronze III Age and at the end of Middle Bronze I ... Virtually every aspect of culture changed at these times-- pottery styles, types of metal tools and weapons, burial practices, building styles, social organization, and general life style. But as we have seen in a previous article, [1 neither of these times of radical cultural change was likely to have marked the arrival of the Israelite tribes in ... Age Arad at Tel Malhata instead of Tel Arad and Hormah at Tel Masos). [12 Some sites, however, would still present difficulties. Et-Tell, which almost all archaeologists and biblical scholars agree is the site of 'Ai, was not occupied in the Middle or Late Bronze periods. [13 So, the only way supporters of a MB II ...
60. The Still-Lost City of Avaris: The Capital and Stronghold of the Hebrew Pharaohs (Hyksos) [Catastrophism & Ancient History Journal $]
... artifacts tended to fall into stylistic families of form, and that one family seemed gradually to evolve into another. This helped the young science and laid the foundation for the modern archaeological sciences of topology and stratigraphy. A self-taught man because of chronic asthma as a child, making him too ill to attend school, Petrie is a good example of how an ... devote some time to an earnest and remarkable archaeologist, Sir William Mathew Flinders Petrie. Modern Egyptology was really his creation, and he was called by Egyptologists "The Father of Archaeology." He was one of the most precise men in the field. He went to Egypt in 1880, and worked there on and off for 46 years. By labeling ... has been much puzzlement, mystery, and scholarly debate during the last 150 years over the location of Avaris. Many proposals have been brought forth for the site of Avaris by archaeologists and linguists who interpreted the hieroglyphics. This has led to many a painstaking argument and a few retractions, but the search still persists. The leading contenders both past and present ...
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