Unformatted text preview: Moses mother sends him down river and Egyptian princess takes him in (Sargon) God of Israel YHWY (Exodus 3) gives divine name Priestly version in Exod 6 Rameses II won’t let people go 10 plagues with culmination in death of first born can be spared if blood is spread over front door the “destroyer” or mashkheet (military term) pesach or Passover and unleven bread After Israelites leave, Pharaoh pursues to the Sea Chapter 14-prose account (wind blows back waters over night) Chapter 15-poetry “the song of the sea” (oldest piece of lit. in the Bible) Exodus occurred in City of Rameses...
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- Spring '08
- Moses, The Exodus, Ramesses II, Plagues of Egypt