EARTHQUAKE OF 7 SEPTEMBER 1999 IN ATHENS,  GREECE

EARTHQUAKE OF 7 SEPTEMBER 1999 IN ATHENS,  GREECE George Pararas-Carayannis Introduction On Tuesday, 7 September 1999, a powerful earthquake struck nea Athens, Greece. This was the strongest earthquake to hit Athens in nearly a century and the worst to hit Greece in nearly 20 years. The quake killed dozens of people. Dozens more were trapped beneath […]

EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI OF JULY 21, 365 AD IN THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN SEA – Review of Impact on the Ancient World – Assessment of Recurrence and Future Impact

  EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI OF JULY 21, 365 AD IN THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN SEA Review of Impact on the Ancient World – Assessment of Recurrence and Future Impact George Pararas-Carayannis (modified paper published in Science of Tsunami Hazards, Vol. 30, No. 4, (2011)of Tsunami Society International) ABSTRACT There is ample evidence indicating that on July […]

TSUNAMI GENERATED BY THE ERUPTION OF THE VOLCANO OF SANTORIN IN THE BRONZE AGE

  TSUNAMI GENERATED BY THE ERUPTION OF THE VOLCANO OF SANTORIN IN THE BRONZE AGE (1650 B.C. +/- 50 YEARS) George Pararas-Carayannis(Revised assessment based on papers first published in Natural Hazards 5:115-123,1992, Kluwer Academic Publishers. Printed in the Netherlands, in Sea Frontiers (1972) and in the Grolier Encyclopedia (1974) Dr. George Pararas-Carayannis / Copyright © […]

DISASTER ARCHAEOLOGY – Links – Disaster Pages of Dr. George Pararas-Carayannis

DISASTER ARCHAEOLOGY Disaster Archaeology IMPACT OF THE 365 AD EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI ON ANCIENT WORLD http://drgeorgepc.com/Tsunami365ADeEastMedSea.html PRESERVING WORLD CULTURAL AND NATURAL HERITAGE SITES  http://drgeorgepc.com/DisasterArchCultHerSiteProt.html THE QUEST FOR HOMER’S ITHACA    http://drgeorgepc.com/DisasterArchIthacaSearch.html http://drgeorgepc.com/DisasterArchIthacaSearch.html WOMEN IN THE MARINE MYTHOLOGY OF ANCIENT MEDITERRANEAN – THEIR ROLES & SYMBOLISMS http://www.drgeorgepc.com/DisasterArchSymbolisms.html CAVE OF CASTANIA – A Speleological Wonder http://drgeorgepc.com/CaveCastania.html The socio-cultural profile […]

ATLANTIS – The Waves That Destroyed the Minoan Empire (Atlantis)

ATLANTIS – The Waves That Destroyed the Minoan Empire (Atlantis)George Pararas-CarayannisTHE AEGEAN SEA is like a large lake, almost completely surrounded by land. Around its western and northern sides stretches the mainland of Europe; to the east is Asia Minor; while to the south, like a breakwater, the long island of Crete separates it from […]

Atlantis – The Lost land

Atlantis – The Lost Land Hypothesis and the Cataclysmic Mass Edifice Failure of the Volcano of Santorin in the Bronze Age George Pararas-CarayannisAbstract and excerpts of a paper prepared for the International Conference: The Atlantis Hypothesis: Searching for a Lost Land, 11 – 13 July 2005, Milos Island, Greece ABSTRACTThe legend of the Lost Continent […]

TSUNAMI GENERATED BY THE ERUPTION OF THE VOLCANO OF SANTORIN IN THE BRONZE AGE (1650 B.C. +/- 50 YEARS)

TSUNAMI GENERATED BY THE ERUPTION OF THE VOLCANO OF SANTORIN IN THE BRONZE AGE (1650 B.C. +/- 50 YEARS) George Pararas-Carayannis(Revised assessment based on papers first published in Natural Hazards 5:115-123,1992, Kluwer Academic Publishers. Printed in the Netherlands, in Sea Frontiers (1972) and in the Grolier Encyclopedia (1974) Dr. George Pararas-Carayannis / Copyright © 2004. […]