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The Ramessides, Medes, and Persians
Ages in Alignment argues for a complete reconstruction of ancient chronology. The histories of the Near Eastern civilizations are now believed to have commenced around 3300 BC, about 2,000 years before those of China and the New World. Yet Ages in Alignment demonstrates that the Near Eastern cultures had no 2,000-year head start. All the ancient civilizations arose simulta ...more
Hardcover, 211 pages
Published November 2nd 2007 by Algora Publishing
(first published May 2007)
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Emmet Sweeney sets out to prove that the historical time stream of the Middle East has been artificially split into three different time lines, with Cyrus the Great conquering the territory three different times under three different names. Since kings of the time gave themselves different throne names for each of the countries they ruled, this isn't as strange as it sounds. Sweeney compares not only the narratives of the ancient historians, but the archaeological strata in locations abandoned o ...more