Unformatted text preview: th century BC, during the time of David and Solomon • Settlement in Canaan • No military conquest of Canaan • Subjugated by Egypt during New Kingdom – except at first for Hapiru, who settled in central Palestine; later conquered by Ramses II Flight from Egypt : • Also called Exodus from Egypt, fleeing towards desert of Sinai, 1250ish BC • 2 nd central event in Jewish history • Mt. Sinai, Moses and the Ten Commandments • Yahweh – becomes God of all Hebrews, not just Abraham’s people, made Israelites the “chosen people”, Hebrews Israelites, tribes state...
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- Fall '08
- bible, Old Testament, Moses, god Yahweh Stories