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What Europe's most ancient battlefield reveals
dw.com ^ | October 9, 2017 | Klaus Krämer

Posted on 10/09/2017 8:49:00 PM PDT by rdl6989

It is the site of a huge battle that took place 3,300 years ago in Germany. A relatively recent discovery, little is known about what actually happened there – but it still changes our perception of the Bronze Age.

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TOPICS: History
KEYWORDS: ancientbattlefield; bronzeage

1 posted on 10/09/2017 8:49:00 PM PDT by rdl6989
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To: SunkenCiv

Ping


2 posted on 10/09/2017 8:49:18 PM PDT by rdl6989
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To: rdl6989

Dead People??


3 posted on 10/09/2017 8:51:00 PM PDT by foundedonpurpose (Prayers for Gods People! Salvation & Restoration!)
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To: foundedonpurpose

The title is a little misleading, it should have said Europe’s most ancient KNOWN battlefield.


4 posted on 10/09/2017 8:52:55 PM PDT by rdl6989
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“We imagined the Bronze Age as a relatively peaceful period, something of a ‘Golden Age.’. . . It was fascinating to realize that this peaceful image clearly wasn’t true, . . .”

This socialistic jerk is trying to apply his ‘modern’ ideology to an ancient society, and when the two don’t line up with each other; he acts surprised.

Humans have been killing each other for as long as we have existed.


5 posted on 10/09/2017 8:59:52 PM PDT by txnativegop (The political left, Mankinds intellectual hemlock)
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Cain vs Abel are proof.


6 posted on 10/09/2017 9:02:39 PM PDT by zerosix (Native Sunflower)
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To: txnativegop
Archaeologists go by whether they find weapons.

It takes a while, but it looks like they usually find weapons.

7 posted on 10/09/2017 9:05:54 PM PDT by x
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To: zerosix

the scientist in this article would reject such evidence out of hand because it’s ‘RELIGION’ not ‘objective’ fact.

not that there is anything ‘objective’ about this jerk. LOL


8 posted on 10/09/2017 9:06:13 PM PDT by txnativegop (The political left, Mankinds intellectual hemlock)
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or at least parts of weapons. and the wounds inflicted by said weapons on the bones.


9 posted on 10/09/2017 9:07:01 PM PDT by txnativegop (The political left, Mankinds intellectual hemlock)
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ancient French swords.

Only dropped once.


10 posted on 10/09/2017 9:34:57 PM PDT by BenLurkin (The above is not a statement of fact. It is either satire or opinion. Or both.)
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Battlefields of old are usually bereft of weapons, scavengers usually picked the remains thoroughly. One of the best producers or weapons are river crossings though.


11 posted on 10/09/2017 9:36:21 PM PDT by Axenolith (Government blows, and that which governs least, blows least...)
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To: txnativegop
Humans have been killing each other for as long as we have existed.

Our entire human race started off with one brother killing the other.

12 posted on 10/09/2017 9:39:05 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lost my tagline on Flight MH370. Sorry for the inconvenience.)
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To: rdl6989

Bfl


13 posted on 10/09/2017 9:39:25 PM PDT by pigsmith
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1 Samuel 17:4-6
A champion named Goliath, who was from Gath, came out of the Philistine camp. His height was six cubits and a span. He had a bronze helmet on his head and wore a coat of scale armor of bronze weighing five thousand shekels; on his legs he wore bronze greaves, and a bronze javelin was slung on his back.


I have never visualized the Bronze Age as a time of peace. The whole point of bronze was to make better tools for agriculture/building, and to make better weapons for war. I have always assumed that war was the major consideration.


14 posted on 10/10/2017 3:45:06 AM PDT by Pollster1 ("Governments derive their just powers from the consent of the governed")
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To: txnativegop

Agree ( ;> )


15 posted on 10/10/2017 9:51:37 AM PDT by zerosix (Native Sunflower)
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Europeans have never stopped fighting until the United States put an end to it.

Watch out for the Belgium’s!


16 posted on 10/10/2017 2:15:11 PM PDT by minnesota_bound
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