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From: (Brian M. Scott)
Subject: Re: BURNING THE BOOKS, Re: Alleged ancient Irish genealogies
Date: Thu, 10 Jul 2003 18:29:07 GMT
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On 8 Jul 2003 22:25:21 -0700, (V. Chris & Tom
Tinney, Sr.) wrote:
> (Brian M. Scott) wrote in message news:<>...
>> >Ships were noted from the beginning
>> >in Ancient Irish Tales.
>> So what?
[snip most of the usual outpouring of squink]
>SPECIFIC EXAMPLE OF HOW A HILL FORT WAS USED AS A LIGHTHOUSE:
>"From ancient times the territory of Karelia was occupied
>by various tribes." . . . "During the period of the Karelians
>settling and starting to inhabit the coast of the Ladoga lake
>many defense fortifications were erected. On remote hills
>near the waterways, especially on the dangerous parts -
>rapids or curves - they built stone shafts intended for
>protection of the local population from enemy attacks."
>. . .
>"From such hillforts the watchmen were able to notice the
>coming enemy ships soon enough to notify the area about
>the coming danger through a system of alarm fires. The
>population of the villages, involved in agriculture in
>that area, immediately gathered in such fortifications
>behind stone shafts."
Apparently you don't understand what a lighthouse is. This is
not an example of using a hill fort as a lighthouse.
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