Simple Place-Names

People often name locations and objects simply, such as a place called “…

Mt. Sinai

Two Biblical passages clearly place Mt. Sinai outside the Land of Midian. In Exodus 18, Moses and the…

In addition, it is significant that the Septuagint of Exodus 1:11 includes another city, “On, which…

A renowned wine-producing region that “lay in the centre of a great vineyard,”223 Pi-Ramesses…

We read about the purported construction by Hebrew slaves of the Egyptian cities of Pithom and…

Sea Peoples

The sea peoples appear to have been a “disparate mix of Luwians, Greeks and Canaanites, among others…

Greeks to Canaanites?

While their pottery, loom weights and other artifacts indicate a relationship to the Mycenaean Greeks…

Philistines

Philistines or pĕlištîm.

Osiris

THE EXODUS FROM EGYPT OF OSIRIS

As part of the “coming out of Egypt” tradition, Diodorus…

Hapiru

A century prior to Merneptah, the Amarna letters referred to the people called ˁpr.w…

The Exodus of Jesus

The Exodus of Jesus

As we might expect in consideration of the numerous other parallels…

Shasu of Yhw

As we have seen, the Hyksos have been said to represent the hiq shasu/shosu,…