13726SV: SV: SV: SV: [ANE-2] Re: Tel Gezer: the first four seasons
- Oct 31, 2011Ahlstrøm's History of Palestine is available to Internet viewers here:
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--- In ANEfirstname.lastname@example.org, "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 L. Thompson
> Professor emeritus, University of Copenhagen
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> 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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