Ages in Chaos by Immanuel Velikovsky

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Moses and Aaron. 6 The poet of this psalm was visited at night by a vision of the past, when wondrous things were performed at the sea and in the wilderness in the sight of a folk escaped from the house of bondage. The turbulence and uproar of nature stirred the fugitives in the desert to a state of exaltation: Thou hast made the earth to tremble; thou hast broken it: heal the breaches thereof; for it shaketh. Thou hast shewed thy people hard things: thou hast made us to drink the wine of astonishment.

M Still later, Ramses III of the Twentieth Dynasty carried on a \var Peresct or Peleset in the Palestine. These have been idenagainst tified as Philistines. Inasmuch as iu the detailed reports of this war among no mention made of the Israelites, supposed by many scholars had not yet reached Palestine. - Israel as already in 1 Accordingly, the invasion of Palestine by the Philistines is put some after the Exodus and a few years before the conquest of fifty years Canaan by Israel. , the days of Ramses III after his campaign there* in less in 1186, leaves no room for the events of the Judges people for four centuries prior to Saul and David school of historians argued in favor of that theory: a7 llall, in The People and the Book, who guided ( l(KX)); the but a 'The entry .

Imaginary empires were de- scribed, and museum halls have been opened to display the arts of empires which did not exist: the art objects are products of other centuries, Hiltitc and even of another millennium. This Empire and its art. This is is the case with the the case with the Human people their language. Through the laborious efforts of scholars, achievements have been recorded without knowledge of their real nature. The Chaldean did not know that they language was deciphered, but its decipherers were reading Chaldean; handbooks about the Cariaa language were INTRODUCTION XXIV written, but the industrious philologists did not know that it was Carian.

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