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... is in error, it is held, the whole Assyrian chronology would lose its anchor and might be incorrect to a greater or lesser extent. It is even claimed that the chronologies of the other nations of the ancient Near East are fixed to the Assyrian chronology in such a way that they are all dependent on the solar eclipse of 763 BC- and ... From: SIS Chronology& Catastrophism Review 1987 (Vol IX) Home¦ Issue Contents The Foundations of the Assyro-Babylonian Chronology Carl Olof Jonsson Carl Olof Jonsson is an Accountant living in Goteborg. His special interest is in the Neo-Babylonian period (626-539 BC) and he has written a book on the subject, as well as several articles for SIS Review and ... their importance for the fixing of the Neo-Assyrian chronology was immediately realised [4. It was pointed out that the limmu-list at several points could be linked up with and brought into chronological harmony with the Canon of Ptolemy- a list of kings and their length of reigns beginning with the rule of Nabonassar in Babylon (747-733 BC) through the Babylonian, Persian ...
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2. The Bible as History? [SIS C&C Review $]
... been recovered from Assyria and Babylon). Our problems arise from the efforts of the later biblical redactors, who tended to schematise and mythicise. Certain books of the Bible contain chronologies which are irremediably schematic, e.g. Genesis and Judges, so it is debatable how much 'history' they contain. For Hughes, myth is fiction used to express the truth ... From: SIS Chronology& Catastrophism Review 1994 (Vol XVI) (Oct 1995) Home¦ Issue Contents The Bible as History? works reviewed: The Unauthorised Version: Truth and Fiction in the Bible by Robin Lane Fox (Viking, 1991; Penguin, 1992) Secrets of the Times: Myth and History in Biblical Chronology by Jeremy Hughes ( ... from before the time of the Schism. Although he is aware of John Bimson's work on the Exodus and Conquest, Fox ploddingly accepts the verdict of conventional scholarship that the necessary chronological adjustments are unworkable. With just a little more insight he would have been aware of the chronological requirement modern archaeology places on biblical interpretation (cf. JACF 6, p. ...
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... no such thing as a -3rd or -2nd millennium of high civilization for which anyone can deliver an independent and reliable chronology. Mesoamerica, China and Ganges Valley, India --territories whose chronologies were developed independently of the chronology Thompson and his opponents apply --always had to recognize this state of affairs, being content with a full-fledged, high civilization no later than -1000. ... the archeological strata in Israel (or "Palestine," in Thompson's terminology). This basic problem is, as one can recognize, aggravated by the lack of a reliable chronology which can be applied to the actual strata in the ground. Only a sound combination of stratigraphy and chronology will provide "an independently derived history," (4) in ... to which the biblical narratives can be made to yield a history of ancient Israel. Thompson reminds the readers of the utmost significance of chronology: "The problem of chronology and chronological development is not a side issue of little importance. It, rather, lies at the heart of nearly every difficult problem and nearly every sharp divergence of opinion we face in ...
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... that would fit the historical legends of the Hebrew Bible. Its compilers were not yet aware of stratigraphy. Modern excavators, on the other hand, read the stratigraphies with preconceived chronologies-- be they biblical or "scholarly." The stratigraphies, so to speak, were never allowed to speak for themselves. Today's confusion concerning the history of Israel is ... From: Aeon III:6 (Dec 1994) Home¦ Issue Contents The Stratigraphical Chronology of Ancient Israel Gunnar Heinsohn I. Ancient Israel Debunked? he fundamentalistically computed biblical dates for the major events in the history of ancient Israel cannot be convincingly synchronized with the stratigraphical sequence of the land's archaeological sites. This want of harmony between biblical chronology and archaeological ... the Levant simultaneously. Stratigraphical knowledge about the Philistines is excellent. Their iron arms proved detrimental to the Israelites. (34) Philistine sites should therefore prove helpful in aligning a chronological scheme for the biblical legends concerning the conquest, settlement, the period of the judges and the monarchies. (9) The northern monarchy of Israel was attacked by King Pul ...
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5. Dating the Wars of Seti I [SIS C&C Review $]
... with the XXVIth Dynasty.) The accompanying chart (Table III) illustrates the different placements of Dynasties XVIII, XIX and XX (the New Kingdom) envisaged by the two chronologies, and includes the later dynasties for the sake of completeness. Table III: A comparison of the Velikovskian and Glasgow revised chronologies DATES REVISED SCHEMES OF EGYPTIAN CHRONOLOGY OLD TESTAMENT BC ... : SIS Review Vol V No 1 (1980/81) Home¦ Issue Contents Dating the Wars of Seti I John J. Bimson Dr Bimson specialised in Biblical archaeology and chronology, with special reference to the date of the Exodus and Conquest, in the Department of Biblical Studies, Sheffield University. His doctoral thesis has since been published as Redating the ... lower dates now coming into favour for the XIXth Dynasty, c. 1294-1279 BC (7). Two "revised" placements have been offered for Seti I: in the chronological revision developed by Velikovsky, he reigned in the 7th century BC; the alternative revision now known as the "Glasgow Chronology" places him roughly 150 years earlier, in the ...
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6. Timna and Egyptian Dates [Aeon Journal $]
... to stratigraphically dated glass from the Eastern Mediterannean and Iran of the 6th to 3rd century. However, Rothenberg and his Negev Ware foes were unaware of the bizarre ideas behind modern chronologies and, therefore, seriously believed that the Egyptian material was dated in its "archaelolgical context." In actual fact, archaeological context and dates are in no way related to ... and the absence of a wind-borne sand layer would require it to have been very brief indeed. The accommodation of one and a half millennia-- as determined by conventional Egyptian chronology-- certainly has to be ruled out. II. The chronological battle of Timna and the "Negev Ware" After having established the absence (or, at least, ... ) of a hiatus between Timna's Stratum V and Stratum IV and, thereby, gotten rid of some 1,500 phantom years adhered to by conventional chronologists, one would, of course, also like to know how long the undisputed hiatus between the Midianite Stratum II and the Roman Stratum I may have lasted. Such knowledge would allow us to compute the ...
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7. In Defence of Higher Chronologies [SIS C&C Review $]
... From: SIS Chronology& Catastrophism Review 1998:2 (Mar 1998) Home¦ Issue Contents ARTICLES In Defence of Higher Chronologies by Professor Lynn E. Rose In his Theses [1 and later in his Ages in Chaos series [2, Immanuel Velikovsky lowered the dates of many ancient societies. Typically, this was by about 5 to 7 centuries ... From: SIS Chronology& Catastrophism Review 1998:2 (Mar 1998) Home¦ Issue Contents ARTICLES In Defence of Higher Chronologies by Professor Lynn E. Rose In his Theses [1 and later in his Ages in Chaos series [2, Immanuel Velikovsky lowered the dates of many ancient societies. Typically, this was by about 5 to 7 centuries ... indifferent to what uses might be made of their tables and programmes. What about Heinsohn's claim that there is a lack of Median-era and Persian-era strata in Assyria, which the conventional chronologists should expect just below the Hellenistic layers [19? I do not know the answer, but several avenues are worth exploring. Two items from 1997 may be relevant. The ...
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... account as an empirical datum by those whose task is to construct astronomical and cosmological theories, I shall quote the opinion of a recognized major authority on Babylonian and biblical astronomy, chronology, and mythology, Father Franz Xavier Kugler (1862-1929). Kugler had a strictly scientific bent of mind. He started his academic career as a university lecturer of chemistry, ... the Greeks called the man who supposedly survived it and repopulated the land). Having identified the Fire of Phaeton and the Flood of Deucalion, Kugler proceeded to document that ancient chronologists had assigned specific dates to these two events, such as 610 years before the founding of Rome or the 67th year of Moses. Actually, Greek chronologists state that the period ... historian Ephorus (fourth century B. C.) the cataclysm took place in the year 1528/ 7 B. C. [2. This chronology was accepted in the chronological studies of Eratosthenes (third century B. C.) which in turn were incorporated into those of Castor of Rhodes (first century B. C.). Varro quotes ...
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9. Forum [SIS C&C Review $]
... Until they do, they have not presented an alternative model that can be examined and subjected to test. The only way we can choose between two (or more) competing chronologies is by seeing which one makes more coherent sense of the available historical materials, which one solves more of the outstanding problems and puzzles, and which one encounters fewer difficulties ( ... From Dr Lynn E. Rose DEPT. OF PHILOSOPHY, S.U.N.Y. BUFFALO; SENIOR EDITOR, KRONOS As I understand it, the "Glasgow chronologists" agree with Velikovsky's revised chronology in claiming that the conventional chronology is wrong, and also in claiming that the Exodus was at the end of the Middle Kingdom, that the period of the Hyksos was the ... ) Home¦ Issue Contents Forum From Dr Lynn E. Rose DEPT. OF PHILOSOPHY, S.U.N.Y. BUFFALO; SENIOR EDITOR, KRONOS As I understand it, the "Glasgow chronologists" agree with Velikovsky's revised chronology in claiming that the conventional chronology is wrong, and also in claiming that the Exodus was at the end of the Middle Kingdom, that the ...
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... ."-- A. H. Gardiner, Egypt of the Pharaohs p. 148-- The Ed.At the time of the proposal of the fixation of the chronologies of the XIIth Dynasties, there was strenuous objection to the resulting structure. Petrie pointed out that on the basis of the data then available, the only rational conclusion would involve ... (Crest Challenge Books, Loma Linda, Calif., 19711 copies of which may be purchased by writing to Dr. Courville.The problems involved in setting up a credible chronology of the ancient world are immense. This fact is indicated by the failure of any of the twenty or more outstanding historians of the last half-century to propose a chronology which would ... in setting up the broad and general outlines of the chronology of the ancient world would be removed. This has obviously not been the case, or there would be no major chronological problems left unsolved. The failure of eclipse data to provide the expected unquestionable structure results primarily from the paucity of satisfactory eclipse records from these early eras, for if the information ...
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