Apocalypse: Earthquakes, Archaeology, and the Wrath of God
What if Troy was not destroyed in the epic battle immortalized by Homer? What if many legendary cities of the ancient world did not meet their ends through war and conquest as archaeologists and historians believe, but in fact were laid waste by a force of nature so catastrophic that religions and legends describe it as the wrath of god? Apocalypse brings the latest scientific evidence to bear on biblical accounts, mythology, and the archaeological record to explore how ancient and modern earthquakes have shaped history--and, for some civilizations, seemingly heralded the end of the world.
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LibraryThing ReviewRecenzja użytkownika - setnahkt - LibraryThing
Interesting, but needs some editing. Apocalypse covers much the same ground as Earthquakes in Human History, except Apocalypse author Amos Nur focuses on the end of the Bronze Age. Nur is a ... Przeczytaj pełną recenzję
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It seems that this book was written to convince Classical archaeologists that earthquakes are a legitimate explanation for some dispositions of the archaeological record. It's not technical; in fact I ... Przeczytaj pełną recenzję