Shem Eber Hebrews Peleg Pelasgians Homer Iliad Odyssey Trojan War Hector History Unit Length Measure Eleven Cubit Long Spear Sarissa History Weapons Pike Olympic Stadium Stade Foot Classical Greece Rod Conversion Archaic Metrics Eastern Mediterranean Aegean Sea Distance Measures

Afficionados of Homer’s epic works the Iliad and Odyssey wonder why the trojan ruler Hector carried a pike (sarissa) eleven cubits in length, so why cubits?  The hebrews used the cubit, Eber the namesake of hebrew, and one of Eber’s sons was Peleg (Pelasgus), head of the Pelasgians, who fought on the side of the Trojans in the Iliad according to Homer, real history, so no greek feet for the metrics there (from Elisha son of Javan), but from Peleg, of the biblical line of Shem, the royal cubit length having been derived according to the earth’s slow wobble rate (article #2 at, the cubit unit system clearly prevalent in the aegean region in that timeframe, to be replaced later by the olympic foot of the Hellenes (Elisha).

As the pelasgian culture assimilated and migrated for instance by sea to become known as the Etruscans (the “sea people” Tersha) of Italy circa 1000 b.c., and the Arvanites of the Balkans, hellenic and doric (the Dori of Thrace) influence came to domintate the Aegean, and with it, the olympic foot unit of measure, japhethites all, and so, the unit of measure of Shem, the cubit, having become obsolete by the time of the classical greeks when the olympic foot was for the stadium and other distance measures, the unit of distance measure in the writings of Herodotus and Plato for instance.  I hope you certainly see the big picture biblical overview here, and know that all of the Bible is true, even Genesis.

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