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191. Society News [SIS C&C Review $]
... as the third king of Samaria. Benny Peiser was concerned that the process of securing dates from archaeological finds was so ill defined, which was why there were so many different chronologies. Agreement was needed on how to use Biblical texts. Concerning the 'dark ages', one had a choice: either claim that they did not exist, as claimed by ... From: SIS Chronology& Catastrophism Review 1998:1 (Sep 1998) Home¦ Issue Contents Society News SIS 1998 AGM The 1998 AGM was held on 17th April in the University of London Union and attended by the usual core of older enthusiasts, with the welcome addition of new faces who we hope will continue to support us with youthful vigour. ... , i.e. 49 years, or even Africanus who quoted 116 years. Using a video, he then showed excerpts from David Rohl's TV documentary, in which the three major chronological anomalies were shown and explained. These were:- (a) the Apis Bull burials at the Serapeum, where there were no bull burials from the end of Dyn. ...
192. Misusing Radiocarbon: A Case Study [SIS C&C Review $]
... Robinson published in Antiquity. Their paper makes an ideal case study in the way radiocarbon results have been misused. It is imperative that those who wish to either defend or attack chronologies be careful and open as to the true meaning and limitations of the radiocarbon data. It serves no useful purpose to advocate methodologies or to provide analyses that ignore fundamental limitations in ... From: SIS Chronology& Catastrophism Review 1992 (Vol XIV) Home¦ Issue Contents Misusing Radiocarbon: A Case Study by Jesse E. Lasken Jesse E. Lasken has an A.B. (with Honors) in Economics from the University of Michigan (1963), J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School (1966) and LL.M. from ... : D: none or a few of a set of measurements is consistent, or the set is split into two consistent sub-sets, but there is no way to decide from chronological order or other criteria which, if any, is acceptable. I: single measurement IM: no precise historical dating LS: measurement has an abnormally large sigma (inexact 'age ...
193. Metallurgy and Chronology [SIS C&C Review $]
... the complex and confusing world of dynasties and king lists, rather to point out, from the technologist's point of view, what he sees as the inadequacies of the accepted archaeological chronologies. Dayton and the Revised Chronology. While Dayton's claims for the earlier periods may open up a whole new field of inquiry, many of the problems he finds in later periods ... From: SIS Review Vol III No 4 (Spring 1979) Home¦ Issue Contents In Passing Metallurgy and Chronology Peter J. James The future of interdisciplinary studies must lie with scholars well versed in a chosen field and not unwilling to follow through the ramifications of problems in their own disciplines into other areas of study. For its first two parts alone ... new and extreme position that diffusion could be ignored as a "meaningful explanatory principle", and practically denied all contact between Europe and the Near East by his insistence on a chronological and cultural "fault line" between the two areas [4. Dayton's studies of the complex ores used in the latter area turn this artificial picture on its head, demonstrating ...
194. Society News [SIS C&C Workshop $]
... to -1541) with the Sargonid Kings of Assyria (-721 to -612) [March 1989, 72pp cost UK £8, Europe £9, elsewhere $17 Abraham and the Chronologies of Mesopotamia and Egypt [April 1989, 54pp cost UK £6, Europe £7, elsewhere $13 Congratulations to Peter van der Veen on the publication of his Thesis ... From: SIS Chronology and Catastrophism Workshop 1989 No 2 (Feb 1990) Home¦ Issue Contents Society News 1989 Autumn Meeting This year's Autumn Meeting had the theme 'Origins' and was held at Nottingham Polytechnic on Saturday December 2nd. There were two speakers, the first being Dr Christopher Knight who gave a talk on 'The Origins of Human Society'. ... summary of Gunnar Heinsohn's revision of Mesopotamian history, this work was completed in substance some years ago. Since then Gunnar has continued his work by applying the basic framework of his chronological hypothesis to other areas and aspects of ancient civilisations. Members will appreciate, hopefully, the impossibility of including Gunnar's prolific output in Workshop if only for lack of available space. ...
195. SIS Study Group Meeting 16th October 1999 [SIS C&C Review $]
... From: SIS Chronology& Catastrophism Review 1999:2 (Feb 2000) Home¦ Issue Contents SIS Study Group Meeting 16th October 1999 John Crowe About a dozen members gathered at David Roth's home for a post-Jubilee review and general discussion. Bob Porter opened by telling us about an Elamite inscription he had come across which was chronologically very significant. Convention, ... that the true date for Huteludush-Inshushinak is c. 800BC, and the Elamite Dark Age is solved by a down-dating of about three centuries'. Clearly this is a very significant chronological anachronism. Bob Porter then talked about Carbon Dating the Pyramids. An item in Archaeology (Sept. 1999) mentioned that small fragments of charcoal had been extracted from the mortar ... About a dozen members gathered at David Roth's home for a post-Jubilee review and general discussion. Bob Porter opened by telling us about an Elamite inscription he had come across which was chronologically very significant. Convention, i.e. the Cambridge Ancient History, shows a line of Elamite kings from c.1850 BC down to c.1120 BC. There is then a gap of over ...
196. Rehabilitation Of Censorinus [SIS C&C Workshop $]
... From: SIS Chronology and Catastrophism Workshop 1986 No 2 (Feb 1987) Home¦ Issue Contents Rehabilitation Of Censorinus by G.W. van Oosterhout Courville's paper "Limitations of astronomical dating methods"(1) only recently came to my attention. The author's conclusion that Censorinus' text on the heliacal rising of Sirius is worthless surprised me extraordinarily and I could ... . The heliacal rising is the first visibility of a star (after a period of invisibility) shortly before sunrise. This is not my guess or a strange idea of modern chronologists. It is the basic idea behind Ptolemy's "Phaseis aplanoon asteroon",(8) a sort of almanac giving the dates of the heliacal risings and settings, the acronychal ... . L. Ideler, HISTORISCHE UNTERSUCHUNGEN UBER DIE ASTRONOMISCHEN BEOBACHTUNGEN DER ALTEN, (C.Quien, Berlin, 1806). 12. L. Ideler, HANDBUCH DER MATHEMATISCHEN UND TECHNISCHEN CHRONOLOGIE, AUS DEN QUELLEN UBERSETZT, 2 vols. (A.Rucker, Berlin, 1815). Advertisement THE DISASTROUS LOVE AFFAIR OF MOON AND MARS by Alfred de Grazia "Celestial Sex ...
197. Review: Act of God, by Graham Phillips [SIS C&C Review $]
... From: SIS Chronology& Catastrophism Review 1999:1 (Jul 1999) Home¦ Issue Contents Act of God by Graham Phillips Sidgwick& Jackson, 1998, paperback, £5.99 John Crowe 'Act of God' is one of a spate of books by New Age Egyptologists over the last few years. When Michael Reade first kindly lent me the book ... not use this 'dating method'. However, if the next 'most favoured date' for Thera from both ice cores and dendrochronology of c. 1159BC is eventually confirmed, many chronologists (both conventional and revisionist) will have to do some serious rethinking. There are a few more obvious problems worth mentioning in passing. While dating the Exodus to the Amarna ... one of the Hyksos tribes. Many were enslaved when the Theban Dynasty XVII conquered the north. He lists Egyptian references to the Apiru and argues that these fit nicely into his chronological framework. He then discusses what might have happened to change Egypt so drastically at the height of her power. Near the end of his sole reign, Amenhotep III erected literally ...
198. Whose Revision Is Questioned? [Catastrophism & Ancient History Journal $]
... an enormous jig saw puzzle that is ancient chronology at the moment. Of course I realize that many genealogical works suggest that the orthodox, revised, and possibly, revised revised chronologies are all or partly wrong. I knew, however, that Vera Kerkhof had questioned-- in my opinion, successfully-- the validity of chronological conclusions taken from the ... important thing is that Korbach considers my arguments to be definitive, whereas I wrote in the spirit of most Velikovskians-putting some pieces together in an enormous jig saw puzzle that is ancient chronology at the moment. Of course I realize that many genealogical works suggest that the orthodox, revised, and possibly, revised revised chronologies are all or partly wrong. I knew ... however, that Vera Kerkhof had questioned-- in my opinion, successfully-- the validity of chronological conclusions taken from the Ankhefenkhons (or Bakenkhons) genealogy used by Korbach; see SIS Workshop 4 (February 1979), 1ff. I myself saw that the Pasenhor genealogy could be rearranged-- a modification Korbach allows for (" Yes, we ...
199. Sothic Dating: the Shameless Enterprise [SIS C&C Review $]
... From: SIS Chronology& Catastrophism Review 1999:2 (Feb 2000) Home¦ Issue Contents Sothic Dating: the Shameless Enterprise by Jess E. Lasken The defenders of Sothic dating are shameless in their use of sources and data. Take, for instance, an article defending Sothic dating by Leo Depuydt of Brown University, published in the leading American ... 139 and on July 19 in AD 140-142 [5. It is this calendar, which we shall call 'the Censorinus calendar', that is retrograded for Sothic dating and other chronological purposes. About a century and a half after Censorinus, an anonymous annotation on a papyrus containing works of Theon, the last known member of the Museum at Alexandria, stated ... Le 'Petit Commentaire' de Théon d'Alexandire aux Tables Faciles de Ptolémeé, Città del Vaticano, 1978, p. 203; Ideler, L., Handbuch der mathematischen und technischen Chronologie, 2 Vols., Berlin, 1825-26, 1:157-58. 10. Snyder, W., 'When Was The Alexandrian Calendar Established?', American Journal of Philology ...
200. And it Came to Pass, in the Days of Amraphel King of Shine'ar: Biblical Veracity and Non-biblical Chronology [Catastrophism & Ancient History Journal $]
... - i.e. if the biblical Amar-pel was Amar-Pal alias Amar-Sin-- we have not only solved a long-standing puzzle, but brought biblical chronology into perfect synchronization with Mesopotamian and Egyptian chronologies, and provided independent corroboration for the existence and activities of Abraham. ZECHARIA SITCHIN, a linguist and Bible scholar, is author of The Earth Chronicles. This article is based ... History XII:1 (Jan 1990) Home¦ Issue Contents "And it Came to Pass, in the Days of Amraphel King of Shine'ar": Biblical Veracity and Non-biblical Chronology Zecharia Sitchin In simpler days, say a century ago, every schoolboy knew that Abraham was the first Hebrew Patriarch and a contemporary of the Babylonian king Hammurabi (renowned for his ... some forty years later, when Joshua supposedly led the Israelites into Canaan. But what if these dates are wrong? If one is ready to follow the biblical narrative, the chronological calculations involved are quite simple. Our starting point is 963 B.C. (hardly any dispute here) when Solomon ascended the throne in Jerusalem. I Kings 6:1 states ...
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