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11. In Defence of Higher Chronologies [Journals] [SIS Review]
... nearly three centuries. 2. Benny J. Peiser has recently tried to eliminate nearly two centuries of early Greek history, with a comparable lowering of the Mycenaean Age from where Velikovsky had it. Peiser puts the beginnings of Greek ... in the early 6th century or so [13]. Everything before that would be mythic', not historical. Thus Peiser argues against the historicity of the Olympic Era, said to have begun in -775. He also claims ... time in history. If Manetho, Berossos, Spengler, Toynbee, Gardiner, Commanger, Schlessinger and Kitchen are historians, so is Herodotus. He may even be the best of the lot. A number of Sargonid letters refer ...
Terms matched: 6  -  Score: 9423  -  05 Mar 2003  -  URL: /online/pubs/journals/review/v1998n2/04high.htm
12. The Homeric Question [Journals] [SIS Review]
... , which has been hotly debated by scholars for many centuries, is one of the most controversial subjects in ancient history. Like critical research on the Hebrew Bible, research on Homer concerns ancient texts, written by authors whose motives ... let alone if he wrote them down. We shall never know for certain whether or not Homer' was a historical person. Consequently, the question, when did he write the Iliad? ' is meaningless. Instead, I ... viewed as a single text which therefore has to be dated according to the latest parts [23]. Modern historiography has accurately compiled and critically discussed all ancient sources which report of a late edition of the Homeric texts [24 ...
Terms matched: 6  -  Score: 9420  -  05 Mar 2003  -  URL: /online/pubs/journals/review/v1996n1/14homer.htm
... From: The Velikovskian Vol 2 No 1 (1994) Home | Issue Contents Early History of the Israelite People: Biblical Fundamentalism in History (I )Gunnar Heinsohn See Note 1. At the 40th Rècontre Assyriologique Internationale in ... , I obtained Dr. Thomas L. Thompson's Early History of the Israelite People, (2 ) an erudite historical work. I believe the book gets very close to correctly portraying the problems of Israelite history given that historical narratives ... . (30) With the focus on southern Mesopotamia, he still retains only three major post-Chalcolithic periods of Greek historiography, but now ties the end of the third period (the earliest) to Abraham's late -3rd millennium biblical birthdate ...
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14. Ancient Near Eastern Chronology: To Revise or not to Revise? [Journals] [Catastrophism & Ancient History]
... From: Catastrophism and Ancient History XIV:1 (Jan 1992) Home | Issue Contents Ancient Near Eastern Chronology: To Revise or not to Revise?Phillip Clapham Cosmic Disaster In C&AH XII:2 Sean Mewhinney ... storyline, (the alternative is to deny it took place). Religio-myth seems to have been attached to an historical event- in much the same way as the cosmic myth of Romulus and Remus has been attached to the story ... Court History of David was a largely factual and contemporary description. However, such a view requires a decline in historiography after the reign of Solomon and its revival or reinvention by the Deuteronomist author during or shortly before the Exile in ...
Terms matched: 6  -  Score: 9249  -  05 Mar 2003  -  URL: /online/pubs/journals/cat-anc/vol1401/32near.htm
... March 23rd 687 BC. Two hundred years later, or thereabouts, the Greek historian Herodotus wrote his famous "Histories", and though he touched on many matters ranging from the building of the Great Pyramid to the pronouncements of ... generations being equal to a century, the whole period was over eleven thousand years. The priests asserted that within historical ages and since Egypt became a kingdom, four times in this period (so they told me) the sun ... his cosmic drama took place on March 23rd 687 BC. Two hundred years later, or thereabouts, the Greek historian Herodotus wrote his famous "Histories", and though he touched on many matters ranging from the building of the ...
Terms matched: 6  -  Score: 9227  -  26 Mar 2007  -  URL: /online/pubs/books/vel-sources/source-2.htm
... of the second millennium before the present era .. . the earth underwent one of the greatest catastrophes in its history. A celestial body that only shortly before had become a member of the solar system - a new comet - ... argument. Indeed, I do not think it would be an exaggeration to say that the biblical traditions provide the historical and chronological framework to which other traditions are attached in order to construct the Velikovskian scenario of mid-second millennium events. ... the late origins of the traditions are by no means compelling, and that complex rhetorical devices are not incompatible with historiography (on the latter point see Younger 1990). My own view, put simply, is that biblical narrative ...
Terms matched: 6  -  Score: 9193  -  05 Mar 2003  -  URL: /online/pubs/journals/review/v1993cam/033scale.htm
... he advances the race they are new varieties created out of old genera. There come bursts of creative force in history, when great thoughts are born, and then again Brahma, as the Hindoos say, goes to sleep for ... ." "It is now a recognized principle of philosophy that no religious belief, however crude, nor any historical tradition, however absurd, can be held by the majority of a people for any considerable time as true, ... having had in the beginning some foundation in fact."1 A universal myth points to two conclusions: First, that it is based on some fact. Secondly, that it dates back, in all probability, to the ...
Terms matched: 6  -  Score: 9164  -  19 Jul 2007  -  URL: /online/pubs/books/donnelly/ragnarok/p3ch1-13.htm
... Velikovsky's Place in the History of Science Henry H. Bauer Ask an historian of science what's exciting or new, and you're likely to hear something like this, from the Preface of a recent book: "Would the study ... material culture and craft practice become a broad and productive new genre or remain an embellishment of familiar intellectual, institutional, and disciplinary histories?" That illustrates, I think, what a distinguished historian of science, Frederic Holmes, ... .. that are interesting only to themselves", in other words, issues in the academic field of "history-of-science" rather than issues of what has gone on within science. So too with most of the philosophy of science ...
Terms matched: 6  -  Score: 9149  -  29 Mar 2001  -  URL: /online/pubs/articles/talks/portland/bauer.htm
... excavators resorted to the assumption of that they were heirlooms. Thus some strata 1,500 years earlier in Hazor's history would contain the mass of Old-Babylonian tablets from which the few found had mysteriously filtered to the tell's Persian period level ... Shean [35]. Because of all this evidence I utterly disagree with the conventional conviction that we have no historical evidence to associate the fourteenth-century Amarna letters and the apiru mentioned in them with the origins of Israel' [36 ... . Note Conventional dates are in brackets (right column). Tentative stratigraphy based dates in terms of ancient Greek historiography are given under strata in underlined italics (centre column). -330 Hellenistic Hiatus of some 1,500 years ...
Terms matched: 6  -  Score: 9026  -  05 Mar 2003  -  URL: /online/pubs/journals/review/v1996n1/21hazor.htm
... I. The Chronicler's Tale 12 II. The Figure in Finland 26 III. The Iranian Parallel 36 IV. History, Myth and Reality 43 Intermezzo: A Guide for the Perplexed 56 V. The Unfolding in India 76 VI ... Deutsch von H. Kanus-Credé. Lieferung I, Buch 1-5. Gluckstadt, 1967. Florenz, Karl. Der historischen Quellen der Shinto-Religion. Gottingen-Leipzig, 1919. Quellen der Religionsgeschichte. Forbes, R. J. Studies in Ancient ... , vol. 3. Leiden, 1955. Fornander, Abraham. An Account of the Polynesian Race, its Origin and Migrations, vol. 1. London, 1878. Fornander, Abraham. Fornander Collection of Hawaiian Antiquities and ...
Terms matched: 6  -  Score: 8989  -  28 Nov 2007  -  URL: /online/no-text/hamlets-mill/SantBib.html
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