Annual Collins Lecture: The End of the Bronze Age 1200 BCE: The Archaeology of Migration, Societal Collapse, and the Emergence of the Biblical World.

The End of the Bronze Age 1200 BCE

The End of the Bronze Age 1200 BCE

Ann E. Killebrew, Ph.D. (The Pennsylvania State University) will present the Annual Collins lecture The End of the Bronze Age 1200 BCE: The Archaeology of Migration, Societal Collapse, and the Emergence of the Biblical World on Tuesday, April 2 at 7 p.m. in the Yehl Ballroom of the Waldron Campus Center (124 W 7th St.). The lecture is FREE & Open to the Public.

Professor Killebrew has been excavating in Egypt, Turkey, and Israel for 35 years. As an expert in in the Bronze and Iron Ages, she will talk about the archaeological evidence for the Golden Age (Homer's Iliad) and its collapse around 1200 BCE (Homer's Odyssey and biblical exodus). What caused this crisis: Climate Change, Migration, Social Inequality? The survivors of the crisis: Philistines, Phoenicians, and early Israel.

The lecture is sponsored by the Collins Institute for Archaeological Research.

For more information contact Dr. Suzanne Richard at richard002@gannon.edu.

 

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