[b-hebrew] Ark of the Covenant

Harold R. Holmyard III hholmyard at ont.com
Tue Aug 17 19:43:44 EDT 2004


Dear Marianne,

You wrote:

>AND these same
>historians that tell this story maintain that an exodus did not actually occur
>430 years after Abraham (which puts them at odds with some other ancient
>historians, but in the year 490 BCE--sixty years later--in the reign 
>of a certain
>"Achencheres"--the same name that occurs more than once in Manetho's 18th
>Dynasty.  That is why Syncellus the Monk, who gave us Eusebius' 
>version of that
>dynasty, makes the remark that Moses must have been quite young in 
>430 BCE--if 60
>years later he conducted an exodus.


HH: Please tell me you didn't want the "BCE" after these numbers, but 
rather 490 years after Abraham versus 430 years.

				Yours,
				Harold Holmyard




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