Moses the Egyptian : The Memory of Egypt in Western Monotheism Paperback
by Jan Assmann
Moses is at the foundation of monotheism, and so of Western culture.
Here the factual and fictional events and characters in religious beliefs are studied.
It traces monotheism back to the Egyptian king Akhenaten and shows how Moses's followers established truth by denouncing all others as false.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 288 pages, 1 line illustration; 5 halftones
- Publisher: Harvard University Press
- Publication Date: 30/09/1998
- Category: General & world history
- ISBN: 9780674587397