There were two key events the lead to the acquisition of this knowledge; these were (1) the discovery of, and then (2) the transliteration of the Rosetta stone into contemporary linguistic equivalents (e.g. English, French, and German). The Rosetta stone was found in 1799 near the town of Rosetta by French Eng...
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...to accommodate the flood into his timeframe, might John Brown have simply been trying to squeeze known dynastic history into a Biblical chronologist's framework, or is his a reasonable contemporary strategy for thinking about how similar dynasties can fit into a 2000-year period? John Brown argues that it was simultaneous dynasties ruling when there was no evidence to back it up and he only said that because of his religious views and he had to fit it in 2000 years to make it agree with creationism.
John Brown was certainly a creationist; mathematical evidence from within his own document demonstrates this to be the case (3672 AM + 332, the year that objective history tells us that Alexander the Great conquered Greece= 4004.) So what we find is a marvelous example of 18th century revisionism that is made even more stunning in light of 21st century knowledge.
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