1177 B.C. : the year civilization collapsed /
"In 1177 B.C., marauding groups known only as the "Sea Peoples" invaded Egypt. The pharaoh's army and navy managed to defeat them, but the victory so weakened Egypt that it soon slid into decline, as did most of the surrounding civilizations. After centuries of brilliance, the ci...
Princeton University Press,
|Series:||Turning points in ancient history (Princeton University Press)