Reference Entry

Sea Peoples

Edited by Anne Kerr and Edmund Wright

in A Dictionary of World History

Third edition

Published in print January 2015 | ISBN: 9780199685691
Published online July 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780191765728
Sea Peoples

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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 destruction; the Egyptians were successful in driving them away. Some, including the Philistines, settled in Palestine....

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Subjects: World History

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