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Chronology & Catastrophism Review 2003 SIS Conference “Ages Still in Chaos”

Proceedings of the SIS Conference: “Ages Still in Chaos”
Progress in revising ancient history since 1952 and possible ways forward

Royal National Hotel, London, 14th & 15th September 2002


Introduction – Ages in Chaos? 3
Professor Trevor Palmer reviews developments in ancient chronology since Velikovsky.
Scientific Dating Problems – The Radioactive Dating of Earth’s Rocks 19
A comprehensive review by David Salkeld
Evidence for Shortening Egyptian History 37
Robert M. Porter reviews the Third Intermediate Period.
Ages Still In Chaos: Defending The Indefensible 41
J. Eric Aitchison analyses the El Amarna Letters.
A Testing Time 49
David Rohl reviews progress in developing the New Chronology.
The Lion Gate at Mycenae Revisited 56
Professor Lewis M. Greenberg reexamines the basis of its chronological placement.
Ramesses II and Greek Archaic Sculpture 64
Professor Lewis M. Greenberg reviews the consequences of redating.
Climatology and Agronomy 68
Charles Ginenthal asks how farming was sustained over centuries in the Ancient Middle East.
Finding the Limits of Chronological Revision 76
John J. Bimson reviews what has been learned since the ‘Glasgow Chronology’.
Velikovsky, Glasgow & Heinsohn Combined 83
Emmet J. Sweeney argues that at least 2,000 years needs to be removed from ancient history.
AD Ages in Chaos: a Russian Point of View 94
Dr Eugen Gabowitsch presents the case for major revisions of AD history.
Implications for Chronology if Certain ‘Historical’ Characters are Mythological 99
Ev Cochrane suggests that some major biblical figures are mythological.
Saint Cuthbert 105
Gunnar Heinsohn investigates an anomaly in AD history.

Open Forum 106
Possible Ways Forward 108
An eclectic look at the possibilities from David Fairbairn.
Summary and Closing Address 110
Trevor Palmer sums up the conference.

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© The Society for Interdisciplinary Studies,
Nov 2003

ISSN 0953-0053

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