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From: "Bernd Burgey" <>
Subject: [DNA] New YHRD results
Date: Tue, 12 Oct 2004 22:37:44 -0300
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Regarding the Cataclysm of 535 AD, I should have send this two
I forgot from where on the net I took the original replay which came
out of my graveyard of bookmarks (my own timeline of history)
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Adam Bradford" <>
> > Don:
> You seem to try to overcome this by
> > concentrating on tertiary sources which describe
> > massive depopulation, yet you exclude the evidence or
> > lack thereof which denies massive depopulation.
> The Cataclysm of 535AD should be well known!
> Television documentaries on the Discovery Channel in the USA and,
> more recently, on Channel 4 in the United Kingdom, have stimulated
> considerable interest in this subject. The original theory was
> a comet or meteor collided with the Earth in this year, but
> subsequent research seems to indicate that the cause of the
> changes in the mid-Sixth Century was a massive volcanic eruption,
> probably in Indonesia - the likeliest suspect being Krakatoa.
> There is no suggestion that this event 'caused' the Dark Ages, but
> that it was the catalyst for much of the political and economic
> turmoil that followed. The coincidence of the date with the
> traditional death of King Arthur could give rise to the
> that some aspects of the Arthur legend are 'folk memories' of this
> event - most notably, the linkage between the sickness of the king
> and the sterility of the land.
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