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121. Sirius. Supplement: Astronomy And Chronology Ch.2 (Peoples of the Sea) [Velikovsky]
... From "Peoples of the Sea" © 1977 by Immanuel Velikovsky | FULL TEXT NOT AVAILABLE Contents Sirius THE DYNASTIES OF Manetho were made the framework of Egyptian history; only his mathematical figures are not respected because they are considered "absurdly high".[1 ] Historians, however, believe they have astronomical evidence to determine the numerical values for the basic plan. No records of solar and lunar eclipses were found in Egypt, as they were in Babylonia.[2 ] The Sothic period, a computation based on the rising of the star Sothis (Spdt in Egyptian), or Sirius, became the alpha and omega for the numerical construction of Egyptian chronology. The ...
122. In the Days of Seti I and Ramses II [Journals] [Velikovskian]
... were two main reasons for this. First and foremost the amount of material available relating to the period meant that it could not receive just treatment simply as part of a wider chronological reconstruction. Secondly, the type of investigation involved in the reconstruction of events in this epoch (e .g . the identification of characters from Greek myth with Egyptian historical figures) is not quite in keeping with the central thesis of Ramessides, Medes, and Persians, which is essentially a chronological revision. Including the story of Horemheb would perchance therefore have added an unhelpful, even confusing, distraction. Nevertheless, some aspects of Horemheb's story are of relevance to the present work. Thus, for ...
... Chapter XIII The Egyptian Heavens the Zodiacs of Dexderah WE can readily understand that in the very beginning of observations in all countries, the moment man began to observe anything, he took note of the stars, and as soon as he began to talk about them he must have started by defining, in some way or other, the particular stars he meant. Observers would first consider the brightest stars, and separate them from the dimmer ones; they would then discuss the stars which never set, and separate them from those which did rise and set; then they would take the most striking configurations, whether large or small. They would naturally, in a Northern clime ...
124. Chapter II. The First Glimpses of Egyptian Astronomy [Books]
... Chapter II The First Glimpses of Egyptian Astronomy The Rosetta Stone. (In the British Museum.) IN the general survey, which occupied the preceding chapter, of the records left by the most ancient peoples, it was shown that Egypt, if we consider her monuments, came first in the order of time. I have next to show that in the earliest monuments we have evidences of the existence and utilisation of astronomical knowledge. It is impossible to approach such a subject as the astronomy of the ancient Egyptians without being struck with surprise that any knowledge is available to help us in our inquiries. A century ago, the man to whom we owe more than to ...
125. From Ramses III To Darius III. Part I Ch.5 (Peoples of the Sea) [Velikovsky]
... From "Peoples of the Sea" © 1977 by Immanuel Velikovsky | FULL TEXT NOT AVAILABLE Contents From Ramses III To Darius III The Later Ramessides IN THE PRECEDING pages we confronted the historical material from Greek and Egyptian sources and arrived at the conclusion that Nectanebo I of the Greek authors is an alter ego of Ramses III of modern historians, or Usimare-meramun Ramesse-hekaon of the Egyptian royal monuments and official papyri. In his own time and especially among the Greeks he was known as Nectanebo, the name he might have occasionally used in less formal situations. Whether this was so or whether Ramses III had, as is known to have occurred with other pharaohs, more than one set ...
126. Chapter 1 The Foundations of Ancient History [Journals] [Velikovskian]
... the length of that chronology by at least 500 to 600 years. In this respect, his followers have gone beyond Velikovsky and have revised the history and shortened the length of the chronology by 1000 years or more. Although there is, as yet, no complete agreement among these revisionists, they have overall maintained that the length of ancient Egyptian and Mesopotamian history must be significantly reduced. To determine whether or not this shattering alteration of ancient chronology has a basis in fact, one must examine the proper foundations upon which conventional ancient history rests. To make such an evaluation, this author 1 Gunnar Heinsohn, "Ancient Near Eastern Chronology Revised," The Velikovskian, vol. ...
127. Egyptian Chronology: A Solution to the Hyksos Problem [Journals] [Aeon]
... From: Aeon I:6 (1988) Home | Issue Contents Egyptian Chronology: A Solution to the Hyksos Problem Gunnar Heinsohn In Egypt, as in Mesopotamia, an advanced civilisation centred on the temple only arises towards the end of the second millennium BCE. The Old, Middle and New Kingdoms- terms which were completely unknown to the ancient Egyptians- belong entirely to the 1st millennium BCE, and- with one or two displacements- generally run parallel. One may well consider an analogy with the kings of Hannover, Prussia, Bavaria, Saxony and Austria, who were all German rulers yet reigned simultaneously with one of them also figuring as emperor. Temporarily, one ...
128. Reassessing the Date of the Arabah Copper Mines [Articles]
... examine in detail Velikovsky's suggestion that the Conquest took place at the end of the Middle Bronze Age in Palestine. Since then, John has worked on both the patriarchal period and the period following the Conquest, and today he is giving us a talk on the finds in the Arabah, it is basically about the conflict between the Syrian and Egyptian chronologies." John Bimson: "The title is a bit daunting, "Reassessing the Date of Copper Mines in the Arabah". The inspiration initially came from two articles that Dr. Eva Danelius wrote in 1976 which appeared in Kronos, where she highlighted a major disagreement among archaeologists over the date of copper mines in the Arabah ...
129. Chronological Problems in the Archaeology of the Hittites [Journals] [SIS Review]
... , if applied to the history of ancient Anatolia and Syria, might rescue the archaeology of those regions from a series of extreme difficulties which are apparently quite insoluble within the framework of the accepted chronology. Introduction The Hittites were an Anatolian people whose existence, long suspected from the occasional mentions of their name in the Bible and in Assyrian and Egyptian records, received archaeological confirmation in a remarkable series of discoveries made in the late 19th and early 20th centuries [1 ]. Although travellers to Anatolia and Syria in the early 19th century visited and recorded with interest many of the rock-sculptures and monuments still visible, their nature was not correctly understood and they were mistakenly attributed to the Medes ...
130. An Appendix to My Articles on Hatshepsut and Thutmose III [Journals] [SIS Review]
... From: SIS Review Vol VII Part A (1985) Home | Issue Contents Forum REVISED CHRONOLOGY An Appendix to My Articles on Hatshepsut and Thutmose III By Eva Danelius Dr Danelius (Dr Rerum Politicarum, University of Tübingen) has lived in Israel for many years, attending courses on Egyptian and Semitic languages and biblical history at the Hebrew University and the University of Tel Aviv. An authority on the historical geography of the Holy Land, she has published articles in numerous journals, including JEA, JNES, and Beth Mikra. [Note: See E. Danelius: "The Identification of the Biblical Queen of Sheba' with Hatshepsut, Queen of Egypt and Ethiopia'" ...
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