By Valentina Yanko-Hombach, Allan S Gilbert, Nicolae Panin, Pavel M Dolukhanov
Stimulated by way of "Noah s Flood speculation" proposed via W. Ryan and W. Pitman during which a catastrophic inundation of the Pontic basin used to be associated with the biblical tale, prime specialists in Black Sea learn (including oceanography, marine geology, paleoclimate, paleoenvironment, archaeology, and linguistic unfold) offer overviews in their info and interpretations bought via empirical clinical techniques. one of the participants are many East ecu scientists whose paintings has hardly ever been released open air of Cyrillic. all of the 35 papers marshals its personal proof for or opposed to the flood speculation. No precis or total solution to the flood query is gifted, yet in its place entry is equipped to a huge diversity of interdisciplinary details that crosses formerly impenetrable language boundaries in order that new paintings within the zone can continue with the advantage of a much wider body of reference. the 3 primary eventualities describing the overdue glacial to Holocene upward push within the point of the Black Sea catastrophic, sluggish, and oscillating are offered within the early pages, with the succeeding papers prepared by means of geographic area: northern (Ukraine), western (Moldova, Romania, and Bulgaria), southern (Turkey), and japanese (Georgia and Russia), in addition to 3 papers at the Mediterranean. the amount hence brings jointly jap and western scholarship to proportion learn findings and views on a arguable topic. furthermore, appendices are incorporated containing a few six hundred radiocarbon dates from the Pontic area received via USSR and western laboratories. "
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