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TEN COMMANDMENTS AND THE BOOK OF THE DEAD

There seems to be a similarity between the moral codes of the ancient Egyptians and the early Israelites. The Ten Commandments given by God to Moses on the top of Mount Sinai are clearly set in an Egyptian tradition and would seem to have common roots with the Egyptian Book of the Dead. Except for…
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05/11/2020 0

Exodus from Egyptian sources

  The recent film by Ridley Scott on the exodus of the Israelites from Egypt; has raised discussions about the historicity of this event. Although the film tried to offer a natural interpretation to explain the miraculous events in history, it failed to give a convincing historical account of the Exodus. Presenting Moses as an…
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04/27/2020 0

Moses the Egyptian

The idea of ​​monotheism is linked to Moses. But the one who embodied this idea and affirmed it is the pharaoh of the 18th Dynasty Akhenaten (Amenhotep IV). We are not so sure of Moses that it ever existed, but its presence in the Scriptures has accompanied us to this day. Of Akhenaten we know…
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02/04/2020 0

Who were the Hyksos?

Manetho, the Egyptian historian, who lived in the Ptolemaic era, is the main source of information on the invasion of the Hyksos. Some pieces of information dealing with the invasion are preserved by Josephus, Eusebius and Sestus Giulius Africanus. Josephus, has preserved a large part of the second book of the Egypt of Manetho. Quote…
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11/25/2019 0

[:it]L’Esodo dalle fonti egiziane[:en]The Exodus from Egyptian sources[:]

Il recente film di Ridley Scott sull’esodo degli Israeliti dall’Egitto; ha sollevato discussioni sulla storicità di questo evento. Anche se il film ha cercato di offrire una interpretazione naturale per spiegare gli eventi miracolosi della storia, non è riuscito a dare un resoconto storico convincente per l’Esodo. Presentare Mosè come un generale dell’esercito e fratello…
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01/27/2015 0

Mosè l’Egizio

[:it] A Mosè è legata l’idea del monoteismo. Però colui che incarnato questa idea  e l’ha affermata è il faraone della XVIII° Dinastia Akhenaton (Amenofi IV). Di Mosè non siamo così certi che sia mai esistito, ma la sua presenza nelle sacre scritture ci ha accompagnato sino ad oggi. Di Akhenaton sappiamo come e quando…
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12/31/2014 0