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Greece. They found the palace belonging to one of the Heroes of the Iliad? [Egyptian artifact, 2006]
Terra Antiquae 'blog ^ | March 2006 | Jose Luis Santos Fernandez

Posted on 07/30/2010 3:23:35 PM PDT by SunkenCiv

Foto: (1) The central palace complex from a 3,200-year-old settlement on the island of Salamis, near Athens, Greece, is shown in an undated handout picture provided by excavator Yiannis Lolos. Lolos said on Wednesday, March 29, 2006 that he believes he has found the seat of the mythical King Ajax of Salamis, one of the heroes of the Trojan War. The hilltop site overlooks a small natural harbor. (AP Photo) (2) Hieroglyphs spelling the name of Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses II appear at the bottom of a bronze piece from an ancient mail shirt, in this undated handout picture provided by archaeologist Yiannis Lolos. The find came from a 3,200-year-old palace on the island of Salamis, near Athens, Greece, which belonged to the mythical King Ajax, Lolos said on Wednesday, March 29, 2006. The hilltop site overlooks a small natural harbor.

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TOPICS: History; Science; Travel
KEYWORDS: ajax; catastrophism; godsgravesglyphs; kingajax; mycenaean; mycenaeans; ramsesii; salamis; trojanwar; yiannislolos
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1 posted on 07/30/2010 3:23:39 PM PDT by SunkenCiv
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One of *those* topics. The eclipse guy is humorous to listen to, at least; my favorite was, "the Iliad wasn't written by Homer, but by another man by that name."
 
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2 posted on 07/30/2010 3:25:08 PM PDT by SunkenCiv ("Fools learn from experience. I prefer to learn from the experience of others." -- Otto von Bismarck)
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3 posted on 07/30/2010 3:27:02 PM PDT by SunkenCiv ("Fools learn from experience. I prefer to learn from the experience of others." -- Otto von Bismarck)
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They are jumping to conclusions. Maybe it wasn’t Aias/Ajax’s house but his father Telamon’s.


4 posted on 07/30/2010 3:46:39 PM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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5 posted on 07/30/2010 3:47:52 PM PDT by Cheburashka (Stephen Decatur: You want barrels of gunpowder as tribute, you must expect cannonballs with it.)
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...The find came from a 3,200-year-old palace on the island of Salamis, near Athens, Greece, which belonged to the mythical King Ajax, Lolos said on Wednesday, March 29, 2006. The hilltop site overlooks a small natural harbor.

Beautiful location for a palace.

...Hieroglyphs spelling the name of Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses II appear at the bottom of a bronze piece from an ancient mail shirt...

...and with the chronology of Egypt based on nothing more than the king-list of Manetho (before hieroglyphs were understood) there's an 800 year discrepancy in any dating based on Egyptian chronolgy...as I understand it.

6 posted on 07/30/2010 5:46:24 PM PDT by Fred Nerks
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To: SunkenCiv

If I remember the Iliad correctly, Homer portrays Ajax as possibly the best of all the warriors including Achilles and Hector. He ends up committing suicide.


7 posted on 07/30/2010 7:11:35 PM PDT by yarddog
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Probably spotted the Comet, or maybe Bon Ami and Barkeeper’s Friend were eating into sales, and he couldn’t deal with it. ;’)


8 posted on 07/31/2010 6:11:09 AM PDT by SunkenCiv ("Fools learn from experience. I prefer to learn from the experience of others." -- Otto von Bismarck)
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To: Fred Nerks

This location may not be correct either. :’) But yeah, the pseudochronology carries a big burden of proof, and is always found wanting. The historicity of the Trojan War has been doubted (in part) because of the reliance on the pseudochronology, and this has largely been due to what passes for scholarship in the UK (beginning in earnest with Arthur Evans). The clear and obvious references to events and people related to the Trojan War of legend were found in cuneiform tablets translated by Emil Forrer and only in the past twenty years have these begun to gain traction. :’)


9 posted on 07/31/2010 6:21:27 AM PDT by SunkenCiv ("Fools learn from experience. I prefer to learn from the experience of others." -- Otto von Bismarck)
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10 posted on 07/31/2010 2:19:16 PM PDT by CholeraJoe (I saw Ellen Page bend a Paris street into a cube and it looked as real as the moon landing.)
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http://bp0.blogger.com/_KsXKPR7iS3c/RtM6ZF9XJ7I/AAAAAAAAALQ/_KbtGNjf94A/s400/sparta.jpg


11 posted on 08/01/2010 7:32:42 PM PDT by SunkenCiv ("Fools learn from experience. I prefer to learn from the experience of others." -- Otto von Bismarck)
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12 posted on 03/01/2013 8:57:25 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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