Although not directly related to Gath of the Philistines (except save for the Aegean connections of the Philistines), see here this awesome clip of people actually “BULL LEAPING” – as the Minoans are depicted.
So much for those who doubted whether this was possible.
Here is a wall painting from Knossos depicting a bull leaping scene.
And so much for the attempts to recreate how this was done
Thanks to Louise Hitchcock for pointing this out!
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I have to admit that I was one of the doubters. Glad you liked it. I found it on Eric Cline’s FB page.
Here are the three best websites, courtesy of my students, who sent them to me after last week’s BA Aegean seminar class:
Eric – thanks.
Now you will have to excuse me – but I must say it – this is a lot of bull!
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