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K. GALLING, Goliath und seine Rüstung (mit Illustrationen)

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The author discusses the Goliath theme to celebrate the congress detail. It is a non-acceptable method when 1 Sam. refers xvii archaeological information without first to clarify the present here tradition problems. The recent discoveries of Mycenaean weapons in Dendra dissuaded at Argos and Kallithea at Patras to this straight to the point, an interpretatio mycenica the Waff Hung Goliaths. The description is not based in their addition on an autopsy of a younger armament, but is a free combination of different equipment is, by the invulnerability of the Giant should be made clear. The author starts with the IWL, the lance of giants that, if the tradition remuneration once can be formulated, the giant Goliath of Gob (2 Sam xxi. 19) on the battlefield of 1 Sam. The characteristic of the Mycenaean and Greek world Panzer is the ganzmetallene thorax armor, for now the oldest original.

Keywords: Goliath theme; thorax armor; Mycenaean



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