Serafim E. Poulos, George Ghionis & Hampik MaroukianGeomorphology 107:1-2 (June 2009): 10-17.
Sea-level change during the last 18,000 years is a combination of eustatic, isostatic and tectonic contributions. In an effort to minimize the tectonic contributions, our study of sea-level changes in the Aegean Sea within historical times is focused on the aseismic Attico-Cycladic geotectonic zone.
For many Near Eastern scholars the label Philistine continues to reflect an ethnic group comprised of people who migrated from the Aegean ca 1200 BC, and who should be equated with the Peleset Sea Peoples mentioned in Egyptian texts.
This article contributes to the question how sound the wide-spread scientific opinion is founded that the Mycenaean ‘palace states’ were ruled by kings. The starting point is a surprising observation made some years ago that conclusive proof for monarchic representation is missing.