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The Black Sea Flood Question

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Published by Springer .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Oceanography (seas),
  • Environmental Studies,
  • Earth Sciences - Geology,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Earth Sciences - Oceanography,
  • Environmental Science,
  • Circum-Pontic Region,
  • Science / Environmental Science,
  • archaeology of the Black Sea region,
  • climate change,
  • coastline migration,
  • human adaptation

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsValentina Yanko-Hombach (Editor), Allan S. Gilbert (Editor), Nicolae Panin (Editor), Pavel M. Dolukhanov (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages999
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8371982M
    ISBN 101402047746
    ISBN 109781402047749


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The Black Sea Flood Question: Changes in Coastline, Climate and Human Settlement Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. Edition by Valentina Yanko-Hombach (Editor), Allan S.

Gilbert (Editor), Nicolae Panin (Editor), & out of 5 stars 2 ratings. ISBN /5(2). The Black Sea deluge is the most well known of three hypothetical flood scenarios proposed for the Late Quaternary history of the Black is one of the two of these flood scenarios which propose a rapid, even catastrophic, rise in sea level of the Black Sea during the Late Quaternary.

About this book. Stimulated by "Noah's Flood Hypothesis" proposed by W. Ryan and W. Pitman in which a catastrophic inundation of the Pontic basin was linked to the biblical story, leading experts in Black Sea research (including oceanography, marine geology, paleoclimate, paleoenvironment, archaeology, and linguistic spread) provide overviews of their data and interpretations obtained.

Stimulated by "Noah’s Flood Hypothesis" proposed by W. Ryan and W. Pitman in which a catastrophic inundation of the Pontic basin was linked to the biblical story, leading experts in Black Sea research (including oceanography, marine geology, paleoclimate, paleoenvironment, archaeology, and linguistic spread) provide overviews of their data and interpretations obtained through empirical.

This leaves the question of whether a truly huge flood ever happened. This question has engendered heated debates among scientists. Within the last few years, the theory has been proposed that the Genesis story refers to a flooding that occurred when the then-small lake in the center of what is now the Black Sea rapidly became a large sea.

Stimulated by "Noah’s Flood Hypothesis" proposed by W. Ryan and W. Pitman in which a catastrophic inundation of the Pontic basin was linked to the biblical story, leading experts in Black Sea research (including oceanography, marine geology, paleoclimate, paleoenvironment, archaeology, and.

The Black Sea Flood Question: Changes in Coastline, Climate, and Human Settlement Fordham University, Bronx, NY, U.S.A. A C.I.P. Catalogue record for this book is available from the Library of Congress. Published by Springer, P.O. AA Dordrecht, The Netherlands.

ISBN (HB) ISBN (e. Black Sea Flood. Intwo Marine Biologists from Columbia State University, Dr. William B. Ryan and Dr. Walter C.

Pitman, claim that in B.C., saltwater from the Mediterranean and Aegean seas escaped into the Black Sea, which was a landlocked freshwater lake at the believe the flood covered more t square miles of coastal plains and increased the size of the Black.

In a recent article from the Washington Post, explorer Robert Ballard (discoverer of the Titanic) led a team to the Black Sea in search of evidence for Noah’s feet below the surface, they found evidence of a ‘sudden, catastrophic flood around 7, years ago—the possible source of the Old Testament story of Noah.’.

The Black Sea is a body of water and marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean between Eastern Europe, the Caucasus, and Western Asia. It is supplied by a number of major rivers, including the Danube, Dnieper, Southern Bug, Dniester, Don, and the watersheds of many countries drain into the Black Sea beyond the six that immediately border it.

The Black Sea has an area ofkm 2. In B.C., the risen waters of the Mediterranean Sea burst through the narrow neck of the Bosporus, inundating and destroying the civilization ringing the fertile Black Sea basin.

[The Black Sea was theretofore a smaller Black Lake of fresh water.—Ed.] It is this catastrophe which triggered the great Indo-European migrations. Interest in the Black Sea quickened last year with the publication of "Noah's Flood," by Columbia University geologists William Ryan and Walter Pitman, suggesting that the modern-day sea.

The Black Sea would have widened at the rate of a mile a day, submerging the original shoreline under hundreds of feet of salty water. Nearlysquare miles were inundated. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Black Sea Flood Question: Changes in Coastline, Climate and Human Settlement at Read.

Combining the more precise dating technique with a more reliable sea-level marker, the researchers could be confident and conclude that the “Black Lake” water level at the time of the flood was around 30—not 80—meters lower than present, and the flood raised the level by only 5 to 10—not 50 to 60—meters.

The late glacial great flood in the Ponto-Caspian basin Andrei L. Chepalyga 7. Controversy over Noah’s Flood in the Black Sea: geological and foraminiferal evidence from the shelf Valentina V.

Yanko-Hombach Research in the Northern Sector 8. On the post-glacial changes in the level of the Black Sea Pavel N. Kuprin and Valentin M. Sorokin : $ The Genesis Flood can also explain this smaller Black Sea flood. It was likely caused by an increase in ocean level resulting from melting ice sheets toward the end of a single post-Flood Ice Age.

During the Flood cataclysm, hot material from the earth’s interior would have significantly warmed the post-Flood. The fully preserved dunes were a proof that the flood must have happened fast.

The findings are described in their book Noah’s Flood, which claims that the Black Sea used to be a lake but was flooded with salty water and turned into a sea. In ancient Greek texts the lake’s name was Pontus Euxenos (and ‘Pontus’ means ‘Lake’).

Did the book’s pace seem too fast/too slow/just right. If you were to write fanfic about this book, what kind of story would you want to tell. Book Club Questions for Nonfiction. What did you already know about this book’s subject before you read this book. What new things did you learn.

What questions do you still have. Holocene sea-level changes of the Black Sea / Igor P. Balabanov Sea-level changes and coastline migrations in the Russian sector of the Black Sea: application to the Noah's flood hypothesis / Alexander Yu.

Glebov and Sergey K. Shel'ting Language dispersal from the Black Sea region / Johanna Nichols Now two distinguished geophysicists have discovered a catastrophic event that changed history, a gigantic flood 7, years ago in what is today the Black Sea.

Using sound waves and coring devices to probe the sea floor, William Ryan and Walter Pitman revealed clear evidence that this inland body of water had once been a vast freshwater lake. Book review The Black Sea Flood Question: Changes in Coastline, Climate and Human Settlement, V. Yanko-Hombach, A.S.

Gilbert, N. Panin, P.M. Dolukhanov (Eds.). Springer, Berlin (). pp., illus, ISBN: Research interest in the Black Sea has been rekindled in the late s after Columbia University’s researchers Bill.

There is evidence of a major flood in the Black Sea area ca. – cal BP (Dimitrov, ) and evidence of a mass migration of people out of this general area (Gimbutas, ; Kort-landt, ). The Black Sea Flood Question, Springer, p. ,ISBN Shopov Y. Y., Т. Yalamov, P. Dimitrov, D.

Dimitrov and B. Shkodrov (b) Initiation of the Migration of Vedic Aryans to India by a Catastrophic Flooding of the Black Sea by Mediterranean Sea during the Holocene.". Get this from a library.

The Black Sea flood question: changes in coastline, climate and human settlement. [Valentina Yanko-Hombach;] -- Stimulated by "Noah's Flood Hypothesis" proposed by W Ryan and W Pitman, in which a catastrophic inundation of the Pontic basin was linked to the biblical story, this book, with contributions from.

For thousands of years, the legend of a great flood has endured in the biblical story of Noah and in such Middle Eastern myths as the epic of Gilgamesh. Few believed that such a catastrophic deluge had actually occurred.

But now two distinguished geophysicists have discovered an event that changed history, a sensational flood 7, years ago in what is today the Black t clay tablets 4/5(5).

If a memory of the Black Sea flood indeed influenced the Gilgamesh story, then it could also be a source of the Noah story in the Book of Genesis. The real question is, does it explain the.

Decades of seabed mapping, reflection profiling, and seabed sampling reveal that throughout the past two million years the Black Sea was predominantly a freshwater lake interrupted only briefly by saltwater invasions coincident with global sea level highstand.

When the exterior ocean lay below the relatively shallow sill of the Bosporus outlet, the Black Sea operated in two modes. As in the. book, “The Black Sea, the Flood and Ancient Myths.” It was originally written in Bulgarian by the distinguished father and son team of oceanographers, Petko and Dimitar Dimitrovi, and it is a major contribution interesting of which is the question about the importance of the “Varna”.

Origins Of The Flood Myth I: The Black Sea Deluge. There is an enduring myth that pervades the majority of world culture known as the great flood deluge. Although this story takes on many different guises from one civilisation to the next, it typically involves the following details.

The two scientists in question are geologists Bill Ryan and Walter Pitman of Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory in New York, who have published evidence for a large local flooding of a huge area around the Black Sea (Figure 1).

10,11 What has made the news is their linking this local flood to the record of Noah’s Flood in the Bible. This is the. Titanic discoverer Ballard said in an ABC interview, “It's not a crazy thing to think that the flood stories of the various cultures including ours are based upon true cataclysmic events.” (See “Flood Legends” for more about this idea.).

The Black Sea is fed by rivers as well as by some backflow of saltwater from the Aegean Sea. Saltwater flows in through the Bosporus and Dardanelles. BC - Post-Glacial Black Sea Flooding.

Although the story about Noah's Flood originated likely in Mesopotamia and the Epic of Gilgamesh is recorded at. I think the physical evidence discovered in the Black Sea makes it pretty clear that a lower-level lake and surrounding valley were inundated by water from the Med via the Bosporus.

The geology of the Bosporus also conforms with this hypothesis. I read that book on the Black Sea Deluge theory. It’s a good approach to the question. It treats the Biblical story of Noah as possibly based on an historical event, rather than dismissing it as fiction.

The book points out that myths in ancient societies often were used to convey some factual and historical information, within the mythical. A flood myth or deluge myth is a myth in which a great flood, usually sent by a deity or deities, destroys civilization, often in an act of divine els are often drawn between the flood waters of these myths and the primaeval waters which appear in certain creation myths, as the flood waters are described as a measure for the cleansing of humanity, in preparation for rebirth.

Underwater archaeologist Robert Ballard claimed to have found evidence beneath the Black Sea that Noah's Flood really occurred. Christians who only read headlines may count this as confirmation of the Bible.

But whatever Ballard found should not be considered direct evidence of Noah's Flood. Ballard, famous for revealing the wreck of the Titanic using a remote submersible in the s, was.

"It is unlikely that the Indo-European languages split up before B.C. (that is, 2, years after the Black Sea flood)," says University of Chicago linguist.

Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc. Get Books. East Africa’s Rift Valley has proven a rich source of information about our distant ancestors.

Fossil finds there, including the famous Lucy and Turkana Boy, have permanently altered our understanding of how modern humans evolved. Readers will learn. Findings during the year and later: FEB Search for Noah's Ark: According to ReligionToday: "The explorer who discovered the wreck of the Titanic wants to find Noah's Ark.

Robert Ballard will look in the Black Sea near the Bosphorous where a cataclysmic flood is believed to have occurred 7, years ago. Deep beneath the Black Sea, off the coast of Bulgaria, ancient Greek ships are revealing answers to the mystery of the Noah’s Ark flood.

In the bestselling book Noah's Flood by William. But a small cadre of researchers maintains that the flood hypothesis is sound and hints that definitive evidence is in the offing. The latest surge of research comes in 15 papers in the June issue of Quaternary International and 35 papers in a page book, The Black Sea Flood Question, published earlier this year by Springer.One can question how complete the "all" in Genesis seven was, but the destruction of human life, at least in the area where Noah lived, was general.

In my opinion, if the Genesis flood story is a watered-down version of what actually happened in the Black Sea.