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Natural Catastrophes During Bronze Age Civilisations: Archaeological, geological, astronomical and cultural perspectivesBenny J. Peiser, Trevor Palmer and Mark E. Bailey 1998 © BAR Publishing
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Research in the field of neo-catastrophism and impact cratering has quickened its pace since the early 1980s. An increasing number of astronomers have suggested that a series of cosmic disasters punctuated the earth in prehistoric times. Scholars such as Victor Clube, Bill Napier, Mark Bailey, Sir Fred Hoyle and Duncan Steel claim that a more 'active' sky might have caused major cultural changes of Bronze Age civilisations, belief systems and religious rituals. Can the astronomical evidence brought forward by these astronomers be substantiated by the historical, archaeological and climatological records?
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