E for Epigraphy

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The interpretation of inscriptions has a very long history. Epigraphy is the study of inscriptions or epigraphs as writing; it is the science of identifying graphemes, clarifying their meanings, classifying their uses according to dates and cultural contexts, and drawing … Continue reading

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Gunnar Heinsohn: Enigmas of 3000 to 300 BC

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Did the Romans nostrify the history of the Etruscans to prolong their own chronology? Tim Cullen collected many observations to support such an assumption. The two maps below also show indisputable similarities between the political constellations in the Phoenician period … Continue reading

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Vacaciones de Verano

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Time for a short intermission…

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Amphitheatre of Serdica

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This summer serendipity sends Malaga Bay to Bulgaria. Bulgaria, officially the Republic of Bulgaria, is a country in southeastern Europe. It is bordered by Romania to the north, Serbia and Macedonia to the west, Greece and Turkey to the south, … Continue reading

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NCGT Journal

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Trick Cyclists like to play word association games. Word Association is a common word game involving an exchange of words that are associated together. The game is based on the noun phrase word association, meaning “stimulation of an associative pattern … Continue reading

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The Late Paleocene Event

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The most telling aspect of the Late Paleocene Event is the divergent data. The ooze on the Shatsky Rise at ≈ 32° North has an outlier δ18O high spike. The ooze on the Maud Rise at ≈ 66° South has … Continue reading

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Late Paleocene Thermal Minimum

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If you’ve ever felt the Earth Sciences are rather special then you’ve arrived at the right place. On the other hand: If you believe the Earth Sciences are entirely based upon robust science then you’ve arrived at the wrong place … Continue reading

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Late Paleocene Thermal Maximum

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I’m grateful to Louis Hissink for introducing me to another wonderful can of worms that’s called [amongst other things] the Late Paleocene Thermal Maximum when temperatures are said to have been warmer by about 8 °C for [roughly] 200,000 years … Continue reading

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Gunnar Heinsohn: Londinium’s Dendrochronology

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Dendrochronologist Petra Ossowski Larsson has repeatedly emphasized that so far it has not been possible to link a post-Roman tree ring sequence directly to timber or roof beams of Roman Imperial Antiquity (1-230s AD): “Primeval oaks, i.e. those that could … Continue reading

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Peter Maier: Tsunami from Heaven

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The awesome beauty of Mother Nature captured by Peter Maier.

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Heinsohn Horizon: Middle-Earth

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In the realm of British Medieval History the boundary between fact and fiction is indistinct and it should be no surprise that C S Lewis and J R R Tolkien are [both] “best known” for their works of fantasy fiction. … Continue reading

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Electric Universe: Spinning Up Gravity

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Last month Miles Mathis mauled [amongst others] the Electric Universe movement. They hook you by admitting what you already know: the upper levels of the mainstream are composed of a bunch of liars and frauds, and textbook physics is little … Continue reading

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Enigmatic Egypt: Roman Ruination – Red Sea

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The Egyptian grand tour of Roman ruination concludes with a relaxed Red Sea cruise. The cruise is an excuse for a Red Sea Romp through the dusty archives of ancient annals, medieval manuscripts, archaeological articles and the mainstream mindset. Passengers … Continue reading

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Gunnar Heinsohn: Porphyry and Power

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Textbooks tell us that the catastrophic collapse of the porphyry quarries at Egypt’s Mons Porphyrites/Gebel Dokhan, which had been active since 18 AD, didn’t take place until the mid 4th century. This late date was chosen to accommodate the porphyry … Continue reading

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Latin Languages: Carthage Connection

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Occasionally, it’s helpful to combine a series of posts into a single document for off-line perusal.

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Enigmatic Egypt: Roman Ruination – Red Sea Hills

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The Roman narrative for Egypt includes the quarrying of monumental hard stones and the mining of gold, emeralds and amethyst in the Red Sea Hills of the Eastern Desert that separates the Nile from the Red Sea. To the east … Continue reading

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Latin Languages: Vanished Visigoths

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At the beginning of the 5th century many migrants are said to have arrived in Iberia. The Visigoths, Suebi, Vandals and Alans arrived in Spain by crossing the Pyrenees mountain range, leading to the establishment of the Suebi Kingdom in … Continue reading

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Gunnar Heinsohn: Finding Bede’s Missing Metropolis – Part Two

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The End of Lundenwic, Londinium, and Roman Civilization In many cities of the 1st millennium, excavators find traces of massive destruction, which not only bring temporary setbacks, but the final demise. They almost never ask for supra-regional causes for their … Continue reading

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Gunnar Heinsohn: Finding Bede’s Missing Metropolis – Part One

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Londinium and Lundenwic – Side By Side in Space and Time Beda Venerabilis (672-735 AD), in his Ecclesiastical History of the English Nation (II. 3), provided us with a description of Londinium in 604 AD: “Their metropolis is the city … Continue reading

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Latin Languages: Italic Iberians

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The academic assertion that Spanish is a Latin Language is the equivalent to asserting the title of Shakespeare’s Macbeth should be called MacDuff because Lady Macduff makes a brief appearance towards the end of the play. Lady Macduff is a … Continue reading

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