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Centuries: 16th century BC - 15th century BC - 14th century BC

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  • According to some, 1456 BC was the year that Moses lead the Exodus of the Jews from Egypt.

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Battle of Megiddo (15th century BC) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (994 words)
The Battle of Megiddo (15th century BC) was fought between Egyptian forces under the command of the pharaoh Thutmose III and a large Canaanite coalition under the King of Kadesh.
The date most favored by Egyptologists is 1457 BC (according to the accepted Middle Chronology), although many other publications place the battle in 1482 BC, 1479 BC, or 1469 BC.
The Battle of Megiddo was an Egyptian victory and resulted in a rout of the Canaanite forces, which fled to safety in the city of Megiddo.
The Origin of the Greek Gods (3722 words)
According to Trojan mythology Erichthonius was the son of Dardanus and Batia the daughter of Teucer (1460-1440 BC).
The Argive version of the Demeter story places her in 1520 BC by referring to Pelasgus who was king at the time and the enmity between Trochilus the priest of the mysteries (of Hera) and Agenor the son of Ecbasus the son of Argus.
By 1440 BC Celeus was now king of Eleusis and Iasion of Troy raped Doso a Cretan queen or princess and was put to death and this became the source of the story of the rape of Demeter by Zeus.
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