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Chronology & Catastrophism Review 1999:2

News 2

Earl Milton
Allan Beggs



Moderating the Middle Ages 4
Derel Briarley reviews Fomenko’s radical theory for the history of the Middle Ages
Fomenko and English History 6
James & Trevor Palmer identify some serious problems for Fomenko’s reconstruction.
Fomenko is right! 13
Allan Beggs responds.
Benoît De Maillet (1656-1738):
A Forerunner of the Theory of the Desiccation of the Mediterranean Sea 14
Cándido Manuel García Cruz tells the story of a pioneering geologist.
Sothic Dating: The Shameless Enterprise 17
Jess E. Lasken exposes attempts to revive the credibility of Sothic Dating.
Climate Changes by Phillip Clapham 19
Assyria: Is The Conventional Profile Believable? 20
J. Eric Aitchison questions the use of limmu lists.
The Merlin ‘Vision’ and the 6th Century ‘Event’ by John Michael 25
The Sword in the Stone 27
Emmett Sweeney asks who put the bronze into the Bronze Age?.
Up-date of year counts in the time of the Divided Monarchy 28
A supplement to Michael G. Reade’s earlier article on Shishak and the Kings of Judah.

Recent Developments in Near Eastern Archaeology by R.M. Porter 32

Monitor by Jill Abery 36
Bookshelf by Jill Abery 46

Reviews 47

Ancient Mysteries by Peter James & Nick Thorpe – reviewed by Trevor Palmer 47

Sun, Moon and Sothis by Lynn E. Rose – reviewed by Michael G. Reade 48

The Great Wave by David Hacket Fischer – reviewed by Phillip Clapham 49

Gods of the New Millennium by Alan F. Alford – reviewed by Alasdair Beal 50

CD-Roms reviews

The Electric Universe CD ROM by Wal Thornhill – reviewed by Alasdair Beal
Catastrophism! CD – reviewed by Alasdair Beal 51

Society News

The SIS Silver Jubilee Event, September 1999
Ancient History Study Group Report on meeting of 6th March 1999
SIS Study Group Meeting 16th October 1999 52

John D. Weir, Lynn E. Rose, Bob Porter (2), Monty Hennegin, John Crowe, Phillip Clapham, Derel Briarley. 55

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