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The 1150s BC is a decade which lasted from 1159 BC to 1150 BC.
|Millennium:||2nd millennium BC|
Events and trends
- 1159 BC—The Hekla 3 eruption triggers an 18-year period of climatic worsening. (estimated date, disputed)
- 1154 BC—Death of King Menelaus of Sparta (estimated date), thirty years after the traditional date for the Fall of Troy in the Homeric Trojan War.
- 1154 BC—Medinet Habu (temple): records a people called the P-r-s-t (conventionally Peleset) among those who fought with Egypt in Ramesses III's reign.
- 1152 BC, 14 November—First historically confirmed workers' strike, under Pharaoh Ramses III in ancient Egypt.
- Fahlbusch, Erwin; Lochman, Jan Milic; Bromiley, Geoffrey William; Barrett, David B. (2005). The encyclopedia of Christianity. Grand Rapids: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing. p. 185. ISBN 9780802824165.
- Breasted, James Henry (2001). Ancient Records of Egypt: The first through the seventeenth dynasties. University of Illinois Press. p. 24. ISBN 0-252-06990-0.
- Killebrew, Ann E. (2005). Biblical Peoples and Ethnicity: An Archaeological Study of Egyptians, Canaanites, Philistines and Early Israel 1300–1100 BC. Society of Biblical Literature. p. 202. ISBN 1-58983-097-0.
- François Daumas, (1969). Ägyptische Kultur im Zeitalter der Pharaonen, pp. 309. Knaur Verlag, Munich
- John Romer, Ancient Lives; the story of the Pharaoh's Tombmakers. London: Phoenix Press, 1984, pp. 116-123 See also E.F. Wente, "A letter of complaint to the Vizier To", in Journal of Near Eastern Studies, 20, 1961 and W.F. Edgerton, "The strikes in Ramses III's Twenty-ninth year", Journal of Near Eastern Studies, 10, 1951.