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Sea Peoples

Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology — Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE).

[CP]

A collective term referring to various maritime groups in the eastern Mediterranean. Some were probably of Aegean origin, some possibly central European warriors recruited as...

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Sea Peoples

Edited by Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 56 words.

Groups of people who encroached on the Levant and Egypt by land and by sea in the late 13th century.

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Sea Peoples

Edited by Anne Kerr and Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 57 words.

Groups of people who encroached on the Levant and Egypt by land and by sea in the late 13th century. Their identity is still being debated. In the Levant they are associated with...

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Peoples of the Sea

Timothy Darvill.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology. 8 words.

[CP] See Sea Peoples.

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People, the Sea, and International Law

Irini Papanicolopulu.

in International Law and the Protection of People at Sea

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public International Law. 24722 words.

The chapter presents the factual and legal background to the discussion of people at sea. Firstly, it provides some background discussion concerning the presence of people at sea and the...

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People of the Northern Seas

Edited by Lewis R. Fischer and Walter Minchinton.

January 1992; p ublished online September 2018 .

Book. Subjects: Maritime History. 218 pages.

This volume aims to continue the expansion of maritime history beyond the narrow definition - ‘the study of ships’ - to include all people involved in seagoing activities. The volume...

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Sea Peoples

Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology — Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE).

[CP]

A collective term referring to various maritime groups in the eastern Mediterranean. Some were probably of Aegean origin, some possibly central European warriors recruited as...

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Sea Peoples

Timothy Darvill.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology. 107 words.

[CP]

A collective term referring to various maritime groups in the eastern Mediterranean. Some were probably of Aegean origin, some

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Sea Peoples

Anthony Leahy.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

February 2001; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 2926 words.

This evocative name has been adopted by modern historians from occasional Egyptian usage in order to describe neatly a number

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Sea Peoples

Anthony Leahy.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

January 2001; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Egyptology. 2923 words.

This evocative name has been adopted by modern historians from occasional Egyptian usage in order to describe neatly a number

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Sea Peoples

Edited by Michael Gagarin.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical History. 8 words.

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Sea Peoples

Edited by Eric M. Meyers.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

January 1997; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology of the Near East. 4 words.

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The Trojan War in context: Mycenaeans, Hittites, Trojans, and Sea Peoples

in The Trojan War

May 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Archaeology; Ancient Greek History. 3150 words.

‘The Trojan War in context: Mycenaeans, Hittites, Trojans, and Sea Peoples’ gives an overview of civilizations contemporary to the Trojan War. The Mycenaean civilization existed on mainland...

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People, Pinnipeds, and Sea Otters of the Northeast Pacific

Torben C. Rick, Todd J. Braje and Robert L. DeLong.

in Human Impacts on Seals, Sea Lions, and Sea Otters

March 2011; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 9784 words.

Often highly intelligent with sophisticated communication systems, marine mammals are a fundamental component of marine ecosystems around the world. Archaeological data demonstrate that...

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Drowning not Waving: Boat People and Humanitarianism at Sea

Michael Pugh.

in Journal of Refugee Studies

March 2004; p ublished online March 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Human Geography; International Relations; Aid and Relief Programmes; Refugee Studies. 0 words.

Boat people, whether refugees or migrants, are protected by special provisions in custom and law relating to safety and rescue at sea. At the same time, the governments of coastal states...

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International Law and the Protection of People at Sea

Irini Papanicolopulu.

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Book. Subjects: Public International Law. 304 pages.

This is a book about how international law can be used to ensure a better protection of people at sea. The fundamental premise of the book is that international law provides numerous...

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Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea—An Unfinished Journey: Some very Preliminary Thoughts on Pirates and Other Pernicious People

Daniel-Erasmus Khan.

in From Bilateralism to Community Interest

March 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public International Law. 10442 words.

The phenomenon of maritime piracy has terrorized the seas since time immemorial. The number of attacks worldwide having increased more than tenfold in the past two decades, the pirate...

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Sea & Space: a competition for young people

Alan Pickwick.

in Astronomy & Geophysics

April 1998; p ublished online April 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics; Geophysics. 0 words.

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Of the misfortune that befell a captain named Benito Hurtado and his people at sea and on land in Tierra Firme in the settling of the province of Cheriquí and in other parts through which they passed.1

Gonzalo Fernández de Oviedo.

in Misfortunes and Shipwrecks in the Seas of the Indies, Islands, and Mainland of the Ocean Sea (1513–1548)

March 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 96 words.

This chapter describes the misfortune that befell a captain named Benito Hurtado and his people at sea and on land in Tierra Firme in the settling of the province of Cheriquí and in other...

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Of a ship that sank in the Ocean Sea1 three hundred leagues from land; of how all the people on board survived for twelve days in the ship's boat without drinking or eating anything except for two pounds of hardtack.

Gonzalo Fernández de Oviedo.

in Misfortunes and Shipwrecks in the Seas of the Indies, Islands, and Mainland of the Ocean Sea (1513–1548)

March 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 1355 words.

Other ships of the fleet returned to Spain, among them one whose master was Pedro Fernández Exuero, a native of Palos, Spain, and whose pilot was a certain Antón Calvo, a good man and...

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Sun, sea and sex? Sexual behaviour of people on holiday in Tenerife

Elizabeth Batalla-Duran, Pippa Oakeshott and Phillip Hay.

in Family Practice

August 2003; p ublished online August 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Primary Care. 619 words.

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