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The book gives an account on historic events and some causes based on archeology, genetics research, linguistics and other fields, with a focus on the differences between Eurasia and the Americas + Australia. Those were as accurate as possible when the book was written, and are not substantially different in 2020, even if some data has changed. However the ...


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Likely widespread practice First, we must establish some basic facts. There is a lot of proof that human sacrifice was widespread in region of Middle East and North Africa. Idea that Carthaginians sacrificed their children is not a Roman slander, there is hard archeological evidence for that. Sacrifice to Moloch and Baal is well known from Bible, but also ...


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Note: this answer was done before the question was edited to create a completely different question. No likely answer will meet the standards of history as a science. The "Garden of Eden" is described in Jewish religious texts, written long after the events were supposed to happen. Both historical and religious scholars study the history of the ...


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The short answer is that we don't know for certain. Our understanding of the early evolution of the Egyptian pantheon is limited by the paucity of early texts. What we can say is neatly summarised by Richard H. Wilkinson in his ambitiously titled The Complete Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Egypt: Horus was one of the earliest Egyptian deities. His name is ...


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According to our present calendar and the most widely accepted chronology the year was 587. Considering only the date of 607 given by Jehovah's Witnesses: it is quite incompatible with almost everything else we know. One of the most prominent proponents of this 'theory' is Rolf Furuli, offering us his modestly named 'Oslo-chronolgy' in his book: — Rolf ...


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7 year old question, but still some evidence not considered. Original post brings up the difference between what JWs believe (607 BCE) and what secular sources quote (586/587 BCE). The return date is pretty undisputed- 537 BCE. And the Bible specifies an exile of 70 years. So, a 70 year exile ending in 537 BCE would have to start in 607 BCE. Secular ...


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