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13726SV: SV: SV: SV: [ANE-2] Re: Tel Gezer: the first four seasons

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  • MarcC
    Oct 31, 2011
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      Ahlstrøm's History of Palestine is available to Internet viewers here:


      Marc Cooper
      Missouri State University

      --- In ANE-2@yahoogroups.com, "Thomas L. Thompson" <tlt@...> wrote:
      > Palashtu is Assyrian and refers, apparently, to the southern part of Palestine.
      > Peleset seems to me to be the original reference and the others derivative, but of course our information is limited. I have not seen a decent treatment of this particular issue since Ahlstrøm's chapter in his History of Palestine.
      > I was rather interested in the logical progression of your argument as you seem to find Philistines in the "real" world outside of biblical stories.
      > Thomas
      > Thomas L. Thompson
      > Professor emeritus, University of Copenhagen
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      > Fra: ANE-2@yahoogroups.com [ANE-2@yahoogroups.com] På vegne af David Hall [dqhall59@...]
      > Sendt: 31. oktober 2011 14:10
      > Til: ANE-2@yahoogroups.com
      > Emne: Re: SV: SV: SV: [ANE-2] Re: Tel Gezer: the first four seasons
      > Thomas,
      > I am not sure what Palashtu is. I have read Peleset, Philistine, and Palestine are derivatives of the same word.
      > A study of the Sea Peoples might be required to begin to understand some of the migrations that were occurring. A comprehensive book about this subject is: THE END OF THE BRONZE AGE, by Robert Drews, Princeton, 1993. This might be a good place to start. I have it in paperback form with a 17 page bibliography on the back pages. The coastal cities of Crete were destroyed, the Greek city Mycenae was destroyed, etc.
      > There are more recent archaeological reports about this subject as well.
      > David Q. Hall
      > Falls Church, Virginia
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