Category Archives: Arabian Horizon

The Alligator’s Long March

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The Alligator’s Long March is a remarkably silly short story that’s sold to students by people who should know better.

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The African Ditch

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Roman North Africa is a curious concept.

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Sacking Beni Hammad

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The questions raised by the ruins of Beni Hammad provide some insights into the evolution and alignment of the African landmass in the early centuries of the 2nd millennium CE.

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Ocean Cooled Volcanoes

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Which formed first: the Pacific Ocean or the Hawaiian Mauna Loa volcano?

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The Senegal Swing

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Plenty of people are perplexed by Ptolemy’s peculiar perspectives.

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Antipodal Hotspots and Bipolar Catastrophes

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Pack your bags for an Earth-Shattering trip to the South Pacific.

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Collapsing The Bronze Age Collapse

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Aligning the evidence collapses the Bronze Age Collapse chronology.

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The Ptolemaic People Puzzle

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Unravelling The Ptolemaic People Puzzle provides some new insights.

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Harold Sterling Gladwin: Cord-Marked Pottery

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The Algonquin languages open up a gloriously global can of worms.

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Harold Sterling Gladwin: The Minoan Maze

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Navigating the Minoan Maze leads to a greater understanding of the Grand Canyon, Casa Grande, and the Great Splice.

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Harold Sterling Gladwin: Mayan Hieroglyphs

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Mayan stamps and cylinder seals are officially amongst “those who have gone”.

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Harold Sterling Gladwin: In The Dog House

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Some archaeologists are condemned to join “those who have gone”.

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The Classical Latin Continuity Kludge

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Roman Authors unravel an Etruscan enigma, a Punic puzzle, and the Roman riddle.

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Old Iberians in Oklahoma

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A real song and dance is made about old Iberians in Oklahoma!

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British Bones and the Academic Abyss

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¿ Can British Bones put Roman Britain in it’s place ?

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Conformist Crusades

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Critical thinking Goes West when the Conformist Crusaders go East.

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Cape Bojador and The Burning Ocean

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The Atlantic Ocean is a massive mainstream continuity conundrum.

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Cape Bojador and The Inflating Earth

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If you place dogma before data then it’s best you go watch some more TV.

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Comet Venus: The Shrinking Violet

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Serendipity and a spreadsheet suggest some surprising scenarios for Venus and Mars.

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Arabian Horizon: Battle of Yarmouk

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¿Was “one of the most decisive battles in military history” a Natural Disaster?

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Bordeaux Bilge

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The standard explanation for the Crescent on Bordeaux’s Coat of Arms demonstrates historians have neither a flare for fact nor fiction.

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Bordeaux Brickwork

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Back to basics with Bordeaux brickwork…

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Southern Beech

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The Southern Beech supplies the segue for a series of Southern Hemisphere surprises.

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Nippur and The Great Trench

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The extraordinary excavation of Nippur at the end of the 19th century provided extraordinary evidence that the Fall of Babylon [officially 539 BC] coincided with the transformation of cuneiform into Arabic letters at the Arabian Horizon [637 CE].

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Indian Salt: Wallace Line

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The official Story of Sugar deploys an armada of Austronesians to transport sugar cane across the Wallace Line.

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Indian Salt: Kingdom of Funan

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The modern version of the Sugar Cane Story forgets about the fragmentation of Greater India and the destruction of the Kingdom of Funan.

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Indian Salt: The Elephant Bird

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The story of sugar contains some terrifically tall stories.

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Gunnar Goes North

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Metal detectors unearth pots of gold and the occasional can of worms.

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Ravenna Revealed: Curious Clues

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The mosaics of San Giovanni Evangelista provide some very curious clues.

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Three Flavours of 700 Year Old Fudge

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The last 2,000 years have been punctuated by three catastrophic horizons that have spawned three different versions of history.

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Dennis Rawlins: Olbers’ Magic Square of Sky

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Heinrich Olbers is best remembered for discovering Pallas and Vesta.

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The Dodwell Dead End

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The Aleppo Test provides some painfully penetrating perspectives.

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Alaskan Muck: Sol Invictus

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Buckle-up for a bumpy ride managing your cognitive dissonance as the Alaskan Muck series ends with a bang as the Solar Parallax and Sol Invictus fall into place.

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Alaskan Muck: The Road To Aleppo

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It’s unlikely travellers on the Road to Damascus will convert to catastrophism or challenge the chronology but travellers on the Road to Aleppo have an opportunity to observe the pieces of the puzzle falling into place.

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Mendenhall Glacier

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The blue ice of Mendenhall has produced more than it’s fair share of red faces.

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