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|موضوع: Old Earthquakes الخميس أبريل 18, 2013 1:32 pm
In Eastern Mediterranean archaeology:
Earthquakes may have caused the demise of Late Bronze Age Eastern Mediterranean societies
Earthquakes, attacks of the Sea Peoples, climatic deterioration, and socio-political unrest are among the most frequently suggested causes for The collapse of Bronze Age civilizations c.1200 BC .
An earthquake, whose epicenter was in Crete, leveled the Egyptian Port of Alexandria as well as the Roman outpost of Leptis Magna in Libya.
As a result about 50,000 people died
The ancient Egyptian city, known as Leukaspis or Antiphrae, was hidden for centuries after it was nearly wiped out by the tsunami.
When Chinese engineers began cutting into the sandy coast to build the roads for a new resort in 1986, they struck the ancient tombs and houses of the town founded in the second century B.C