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Re: archaeology

November 23rd, 2018, 9:14 pm

I  think Viking warriors and Arab traders occasionally ran into each other on the Silk Road.
How did they get those long boats across the sands.
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Re: archaeology

November 23rd, 2018, 9:34 pm

Probably in the same way they managed to get to Egypt to intoxicate and sexually exploit overaged women.
 
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Re: archaeology

November 23rd, 2018, 10:04 pm

Sodom and Gomorrah may have been destroyed by a meteor blast
The results suggest that cities and settlements in the Jordan Valley’s Middle Ghor region, where up to 65,000 people lived around that time, were obliterated with a powerful wave of heat, wind and tiny particles, the outlet Science News reports.
Waives also pushed salty water from the Dead Sea, which devastated the soil.
Do meteors contain fire and brimstone? 
Fire, check. Brimstone, i.e. sulfur, maybe not, but the original written account of the incident is not wholly reliable (or should that be holy reliable?). So, probably close enough.
 
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Re: archaeology

November 23rd, 2018, 10:05 pm

Probably in the same way they managed to get to Egypt to intoxicate and sexually exploit overaged women.
There are multiple insinuations here, but you can happily sail from Viking territory to Egypt with no deserts to cross.
 
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Re: archaeology

November 23rd, 2018, 11:45 pm

It's not an insinuation. I have a proof:
 
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Re: archaeology

November 24th, 2018, 1:03 am

that was cranberry juice, so yes multiple fake insinuations against the Vikings. But don’t worry, the Vikings have a long tradition for forgiving people from your country. In particular King Harald was supposedly a true Gentleman in this respect.
 
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Re: archaeology

November 24th, 2018, 1:43 am

I hope you've all learnt from Harald's life-wrecking mistake :-D
 
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Re: archaeology

December 3rd, 2018, 5:48 pm

 
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Re: archaeology

December 3rd, 2018, 5:50 pm

My C++ Boost code gives
262537412640768743.999999999999250072597198185688879353856337336990862707537410378210647910118607313

http://www.datasimfinancial.com
http://www.datasim.nl
 
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Re: archaeology

December 3rd, 2018, 6:47 pm

Even The Daily Star (as per your link) has the story categorized under “weird news”.
 
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Re: archaeology

December 3rd, 2018, 7:18 pm

Even The Daily Star (as per your link) has the story categorized under “weird news”.
Last week it was in Turkey. 
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Re: archaeology

December 3rd, 2018, 9:06 pm

Even The Daily Star (as per your link) has the story categorized under “weird news”.
Last week it was in Turkey. 
Isn't it in a crate in a (US) government warehouse?

 
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Re: archaeology

December 3rd, 2018, 9:11 pm

Even The Daily Star (as per your link) has the story categorized under “weird news”.
Last week it was in Turkey. 
I thought that was the other Ark (Noah's Ark)
 
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Re: archaeology

December 3rd, 2018, 9:17 pm



Even The Daily Star (as per your link) has the story categorized under “weird news”.
Last week it was in Turkey. 
I thought that was the other Ark (Noah's Ark)
Arks must have been all the rage when these stories were written.
 
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Re: archaeology

December 3rd, 2018, 9:27 pm

 The funny thing is that even though we use the same word in English for Noah's Ark and the Ark of the Covenant, in Hebrew different words are used.
The Hebrew word “ta-va”  used for Noah's Ark was also used for the small cradle in which the baby Moses was placed and sent off on the water.

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