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... what can we be certain of as regards the stratigraphical evidence?- Not a lot really, for unlike monumental, inscriptional and literary evidence which are capable of forming limited absolute chronologies; stratigraphy can only chronologically tell us that the remains and relics found on a particular site, and which were found in lower levels, were deposited there earlier than those remains ... From: SIS Chronology and Catastrophism Workshop 1992 No 2 (Jan 1993) Home¦ Issue Contents A Chronology for Mesopotamia (contra Heinsohn) by A. H. Rees Following in the footsteps of my 'Egyptian Monumental Evidence' [1, it was felt that it was time to remind interested parties about certain items of long-standing, authenticated, unambiguous and ... with the era of Menophre [11 (? Meno-fre i.e. Memphis). The remainder of the 18th Dynasty dates and those of the following 19th-23rd are derived from Jeremy Goldberg's chronological thesis [12. Similarly, the Middle and Late Assyrian/Babylonian dates in columns IV to VII are also derived from Goldberg [13. However, the earlier Babylonian dates ...
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... S. S. Weinberg: "The Relative Chronology of the Aegean in the Stone and Early Bronze Ages", in R. W. Ehrich (ed.): Chronologies in Old World Archaeology (University of Chicago Press, 1954), p.305; and C. F. A. Schaeffer: Stratigraphie Comparée et Chronologie de l'Asie Occidentale (Oxford ... works in advanced radar system design. The work of Claude Schaeffer showing widespread destruction at archeological sites in the Near and Middle East due to catastrophic earthquakes around 2300 BC (conventional chronology) can be extended to a global level. Site destructions, major cultural discontinuities and movements of peoples can be shown to have occurred on an earthwide scale at this time, ... limitations which must be assessed in their application; rather than favouring one over the other, I have attempted to apply them on a balanced basis. In addition to these two chronological techniques, a number of cultural discontinuities in North America and Peru are linked to a climate transition that I will show in my next article to have occurred at about 2300 BC ...
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... dropped the name Abraham but kept the third millennium attributed to this figure whose historical stature could never be verified. Thus, even the most agnostic scholars tacitly and unknowingly are constructing chronologies reaching back into the third millennium only to meet a holy date. There is no stratigraphic evidence in Mesopotamia (or anywhere else) which would require a 3000 BCE date for ... 1988) Home¦ Issue Contents Did the Sumerians and the Akkadians Ever Exist? Gunnar Heinsohn The following is an abridged English version of Gunnar Heinsohn's manuscript on the revision of Mesopotamian chronology. A complete German edition will be published in Franfurt in May, 1988. Part I The Sequence of Historical Periods in Southern Mesopotamia since the Beginning of Advanced Culture According to ... archaeological remains. The Egyptian dynasties that are now placed in the third millennium may have to be found a place in the first millennium on the basis of stratigraphic, stylistic and chronological evidence. In favor of the latter is the fact that during the excavation at Byblos the lid of a vase of Pepi II, which resembles that of Pepi I in Ebla ...
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... both give genealogical lists spanning the Third Intermediate Period, which if given the usual c.20 years per generation (dangerously, even less for Centuries of Darkness) seem to confirm their chronologies. James has also found some genealogical evidence from Hittite sources [24. Further developments in publishing Hittite inscriptions can be expected and this area might provide the 'final solution' although ... From: SIS Chronology& Catastrophism Review 1994 (Vol XVI) (Oct 1995) Home¦ Issue Contents Shishak- Ramesses II or Ramesses III? by Robert M. Porter The identification of Pharaoh Shishak (I Kings 11:40, 14:25, II Chronicles 12) at the time of Solomon and Rehoboam is a key to linking Egyptian ... rather than in Judah [8. Velikovsky's identification of Shishak as Thutmose III [9 was investigated for many years by SIS members but was eventually rejected by most of our leading chronologists because the archaeological/historical evidence could not be condensed by the necessary five and a half centuries [10. The next candidate was Ramesses II, nicknamed Sesysu (possibly imperfectly ...
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... dated using fragments of charcoal etc from their mortar (H. Haas et al, 'Radiocarbon Chronology and the Historical Calendar in Egypt', in O. Aurenche et al, Chronologies in the Near East, 1987, pp. 585-606). The results dated the Old Kingdom at an average of 374 years earlier than conventional dates, a figure which would ... From: SIS Chronology& Catastrophism Review 1999:2 (Feb 2000) Home¦ Issue Contents Recent Developments in Near Eastern Archaeology R.M. Porter Carbon Dating and East Mediterranean Upwelling Doug Keenan, a mathematician and geo-scientist, proposed at this year's meeting of the IUGG (the main international conference for earth scientists) that BC carbon dates in the East Mediterranean ... II pottery styles, often thought to end in the 6th century BC, continued through the two-century Persian period (539-332 BC) and into the Hellenistic. This is despite the chronological table in the introduction (p. x) where one of the other authors has labelled the Persian period as Iron III! Najjar states that 'the same rooms were in use ...
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86. Letters [SIS C&C Workshop $]
... do a great deal to bring Velikovsky to the forefront again of scientific thinking and establish catastrophism as a serious explanation of the Cosmos in which we live. 2. Review of Chronologies We are all agreed that if Velikovsky is right in his general theory of catastrophism, the conventional chronology of the ancient Middle East is wrong. Beyond that we seem to be ... From: SIS Chronology and Catastrophism Workshop 1990 No 2 (Dec 1990) Home¦ Issue Contents Letters Programme for the future Dear Sir, For some time now I have had the feeling that catastrophism is floundering somewhat in bringing enlightenment to those at present uncommitted. A great deal of work has been carried out in recent years but I believe that the ... dispute and narrow the field of further work to be undertaken? The answer to this question is 'probably not' but I believe that a detailed, objective comparison of the main chronological theories would identify at least some of those 'grey' areas where research is needed. 3. Future Research I suspect that such future research will fall into several categories. Firstly ...
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87. 2nd SIS Cambridge Conference Abstracts [SIS Internet Digest $]
... L Baillie, Queen's University, Belfast Tree-ring Evidence for Environmental Disasters During the Bronze Age: Causes and Effects In 1988 the observation was made that narrowest-ring events in Irish sub-fossil oak chronologies appeared to line up with large acidities in the Greenland ice records from Camp Century and Dye3. Three of the events, at tree-ring ages 2345 BC, 1628 BC and 1159 ... and scientific abstracts on late 3rd Millennium BC civilisation collapse and climate change was carried out in order to assess i) the nature, ii) the extent and iii) the chronology of sudden climatic and social downturns at this particular chronozone. This comparative study shows a significant pattern of abrupt glacial, eustatic, lacustrine, fluvial, pedological and geomorphic changes at ... and imprecise dating methods in different areas of geological and climatological research. It is hypothesised that the globally detected evidence for sudden downturns at the Atlantic-Subboreal boundary is chronologically interconnected and that chronological diviations are mainly due to imprecise dating methods. Neither a seismic nor a climatic explanation for these significant natural and social disasters appear capable to account for the diversity of ecological alterations ...
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... Egyptology, I challenged the conventional chronology of ancient Egypt and the ancient world more generally [1. Although my research was originally inspired by Velikovsky's work, I argued that ancient chronologies must be compressed in a manner more extreme than advocated by Velikovsky or by the proponents of the 'Glasgow Chronology' for whom this journal has provided a forum. While I pointed ... From: SIS Chronology and Catastrophism Workshop 1991 No 1 (July 1991) Home¦ Issue Contents Site Stratification: is it a Sound Methodology? by Jesse E. Lasken In a lengthy paper in Discussions in Egyptology, I challenged the conventional chronology of ancient Egypt and the ancient world more generally [1. Although my research was originally inspired by Velikovsky's ... that the ancients regularly built over earlier ruins to explain the supposed 'layers' identified at various digs. The concept of site stratification is regularly employed not only by conventional archaeologists and chronologists, but by those who have offered alternative chronologies in this journal or other non-conventional journals such as Catastrophism and Ancient History. While the conventional and less conventional scholars may differ in ...
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89. Sirius and Saturn [SIS C&C Review $]
... found chronology too much to juggle. The sheer detail of the evidence, the plethora of names, places, events and dates, as well as the large number of competing chronologies- it is just too much for me. Chronology is not a subject to which I ever expected to make any contribution. I got into it by the back door, ... From: SIS Chronology& Catastrophism Review 2000:1 "Proceedings of the SIS Silver Jubilee Event" Home¦ Issue Contents Sirius and Saturn by Lynn E. Rose Lynn F. Rose received both his BA in Ancient History and Classical Languages (majoring in Greek) and his MA in Philosophy from Ohio State University. He received his PhD in Philosophy ... the purpose of supporting astronomical retrocalculation on this side of such a Divide and opposing it on the other side, but also with the declared aim of using the Divide as a chronological criterion: any societies that recognise the present year of about 365 or 365 days and/or the present month of about 29 days must be moved to this side of the ...
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... 534-537. 13. Schaeffer, pp. 537-539. 14. Machteld J. Mellink: "Anatolian Chronology", in: R. W. Ehrich (ed.) Chronologies in Old World Archaeology (Chicago, 1965), pp. 110-117. The opposing view is set out in contributions by James Mellaart and Carl Blegen in Cambridge Ancient History, ... , London. He is a Council member of the Society and convener of its Ancient History Study Group. The extensive work of the eminent French archaeologist Claude Schaeffer, correlating the chronology and stratigraphy of Bronze Age sites in the Near East, led him to conclude that many of the phases of Bronze Age civilisation were ended by catastrophes "not caused by the ... south the knowledge of metalworking which had previously been confined to the north. This movement in technology has more recently been painstakingly and convincingly substantiated by John Dayton, although the radical chronological conclusions he has drawn from this evidence have tended to detract from the acclaim which his achievement in the field of the history of technology richly deserves [15. The Middle Bronze ...
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