Category Archives: Famines

Ottoman Empire & Ming Dynasty Fell During a Mini Ice Age Like Happens Today!

Are We Next?


The fall of the Ottoman Empire, Inca Empire and Ming Dynasty all collapsed during the early 1600’s due to a grand solar minimum influencing the societies of the day. The mini ice age brought about crop shortages, famines, nomadic raiders, so the question for our modern society with the onset of the new grand solar minimum beginning now, how will our modern society fair? After all each of the above listed dynasties and empires were at the apex of technology and trade during their times as well.
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13 Natural Disasters of Ancient Times in Antiquity

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Great disasters have always taken place all throughout history causing huge loss of life. Most were natural disasters, although some were caused by human intervention or negligence, as today many floods and landslides are caused by over-cutting of forests high up in the mountains. It is a fact that in antiquity there was more and greater volcanic activity than before the 20th century, so earthquakes, floods and tsunamis were more frequent until then. Sad to say it appears that since the beginning of the last century earthquakes and tsunamis are on the rise again, as well as more human caused disasters caused by human intervention, like the recent earthquakes in Sichuan were caused by the construction of the Chinese huge and heavy Three Gorges Dam.

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