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The Exodus
THE EXODUS is the founding myth of Israel , telling how the Israelites
Israelites
were delivered from slavery by their god Yahweh
Yahweh
and therefore belong to him through the Mosaic covenant . Spread over the books of Exodus , Leviticus
Leviticus
, Numbers , and Deuteronomy , it tells of the events that befell the Israelites
Israelites
following the death of Joseph , their departure from Egypt , and their wanderings in the wilderness, including the revelations at Sinai
Sinai
, up to their arrival at the borders of Canaan
Canaan
. The archeological evidence does not support the historical accuracy of the biblical story, which was not intended as history in the modern sense, but rather to demonstrate God's acts in history through Israel's bondage, salvation and covenant
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Book Of Exodus
The BOOK OF EXODUS or, simply, EXODUS (from Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek
: ἔξοδος, _éxodos_, meaning "going out"; Hebrew
Hebrew
: שְׁמוֹת‎, _Shəmōṯ_, "Names", the second word of the beginning of the text : "These are the names of the sons of Israel" Hebrew
Hebrew
: ואלה שמות בני ישראל‎), is the second book of the Torah
Torah
and the Hebrew Bible (the Old Testament
Old Testament
). The book tells how the Israelites
Israelites
leave slavery in Egypt through the strength of Yahweh
Yahweh
, the God who has chosen Israel as his people. Led by their prophet Moses
Moses
they journey through the wilderness to Mount Sinai , where Yahweh
Yahweh
promises them the land of Canaan
Canaan
(the "Promised Land ") in return for their faithfulness
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Exodus (other)
EXODUS or THE EXODUS may refer to: CONTENTS * 1 Religion * 2 Historical events * 3 Arts and media * 3.1 Literature * 3.2 Film * 3.3 Gaming * 3.4 Music * 3.4.1 Bands and labels * 3.4.2 Albums * 3.4.3 Songs * 3.5 Television * 3.6 Other uses in media and entertainment * 4 Organizations * 5 Sociology * 6 See also RELIGION * Book of Exodus , second book of the Hebrew Torah and the Christian Bible * The Exodus , the biblical story of the migration of the ancient Israelites from Egypt into CanaanHISTORICAL EVENTS *
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David Roberts (painter)
DAVID ROBERTS RA (24 October 1796 – 25 November 1864) was a Scottish painter. He is especially known for a prolific series of detailed lithograph prints of Egypt
Egypt
and the Near East
Near East
that he produced from sketches he made during long tours of the region (1838–1840). These and his large oil paintings of similar subjects made him a prominent Orientalist painter. He was elected as a Royal Academician in 1841. CONTENTS * 1 Early life * 2 Move to London * 3 Travel to Spain * 4 Travel to Egypt
Egypt
and Holy Land
Holy Land
* 5 Return to Britain * 6 Later life * 7 Selected works * 7.1 Paintings * 7.2 Prints * 7.3 Journals * 8 Gallery * 9 Notes * 10 Sources * 11 External links EARLY LIFE Duncan's Land, Stockbridge, Edinburgh
Stockbridge, Edinburgh
The Great Sphinx (and) Pyramids of Girzeh (Giza) 17 July 1839, by David Roberts
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Founding Myth
An ORIGIN MYTH is a myth that purports to describe the origin of some feature of the natural or social world. One type of origin myth is the cosmogonic myth , which describes the creation of the world. However, many cultures have stories set after the cosmogonic myth, which describe the origin of natural phenomena and human institutions within a preexisting universe. In Western classical scholarship , the terms ETIOLOGICAL MYTH and AITION (from the Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek
αἴτιον, "cause") are sometimes used for a myth that explains an origin, particularly how an object or custom came into existence. CONTENTS * 1 Nature
Nature
of origin myths * 2 Social function * 3 Founding myth * 4 Foundation stories * 5 See also * 6 References * 7 Further reading NATURE OF ORIGIN MYTHSEvery origin myth is a tale of creation: origin myths describe how some new reality came into existence
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Israelites
The ISRAELITES (/ˈɪzriəˌlaɪtsˌ/ ; Hebrew : בני ישראל‎‎ _Bnei Yisra'el_) were a Semitic-speaking people of the ancient Near East , who inhabited a part of Canaan
Canaan
during the tribal and monarchic periods . The ancient Israelites
Israelites
are considered to be an outgrowth of the indigenous Canaanite populations that long inhabited the Southern Levant , Syria
Syria
, ancient Israel
Israel
and the Transjordan . In the Hebrew Bible , the term _Israelites_ refers to the direct descendants of any of the sons of the patriarch Jacob
Jacob
, or to the descendants of the people who are called Israel, and to a worshiper of the God
God
of Israel, Yahweh
Yahweh

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Yahweh
YAHWEH (/ˈjɑːhweɪ/ , or often /ˈjɑːweɪ/ in English; Hebrew : יהוה‎) was the national god of the Iron Age
Iron Age
kingdoms of Israel (Samaria) and Judah . His exact origins are disputed, although they reach back to the early Iron Age
Iron Age
and even the Late Bronze : his name may have begun as an epithet of El , head of the Bronze Age
Bronze Age
Canaanite pantheon , but the earliest plausible mentions are in Egyptian texts that place him among the nomads of the southern Transjordan . In the oldest biblical literature he is a typical ancient Near Eastern "divine warrior" who leads the heavenly army against Israel's enemies; he later became the main god of the Kingdom of Israel (Samaria) and of Judah , and over time the royal court and temple promoted Yahweh as the god of the entire cosmos, possessing all the positive qualities previously attributed to the other gods and goddesses
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Mosaic Covenant
The MOSAIC COVENANT (named after Moses
Moses
), also known as the SINAITIC COVENANT (named after the biblical Mount Sinai ), refers to a biblical covenant between God
God
and the biblical Israelites
Israelites
, including their proselytes . The establishment and stipulations of the Mosaic covenant are recorded in the first five books of the Hebrew Bible
Hebrew Bible
, which are traditionally attributed to Moses
Moses
and collectively called the Torah
Torah
, and this covenant is sometimes also referred to as the Law of Moses
Moses
or Mosaic Law or the 613 Mitzvot
613 Mitzvot

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Leviticus
The BOOK OF LEVITICUS (/lɪˈvɪtɪkəs/ ) is the third book of the Torah
Torah
and the third book of the Old Testament
Old Testament
. The book addresses all the people of Israel
Israel
(1:2) though some passages specifically address the priests (6:8). Most of its chapters (1–7, 11–27) consist of God's speeches to Moses
Moses
which he is commanded to repeat to the Israelites. This takes place within the story of the Israelites' Exodus after they escaped Egypt and reached Mt. Sinai (Exodus 19:1). The Book of Exodus narrates how Moses
Moses
led the Israelites in building the Tabernacle
Tabernacle
(Exodus 35–40) based on God's instructions (Exodus 25–31)
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Book Of Numbers
The BOOK OF NUMBERS (from Greek Ἀριθμοί, _Arithmoi_; Hebrew : בְּמִדְבַּר‎, BəMIḏBAR, "In the desert ") is the fourth book of the Hebrew Bible , and the fourth of five books of the Jewish Torah . The book has a long and complex history, but its final form is probably due to a Priestly redaction (i.e., editing) of a Yahwistic source made some time in the early Persian period (5th century BCE). The name of the book comes from the two censuses taken of the Israelites. Numbers begins at Mount Sinai , where the Israelites have received their laws and covenant from God and God has taken up residence among them in the sanctuary . The task before them is to take possession of the Promised Land . The people are numbered and preparations are made for resuming their march
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Deuteronomy
The BOOK OF DEUTERONOMY (from Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek
: Δευτερονόμιον, Deuteronómion, "second law"; Hebrew : דְּבָרִים‎, DEVāRīM, " words") is the fifth book of the Torah
Torah
(a section of the Hebrew Bible
Hebrew Bible
) and the Christian
Christian
Old Testament . The Hebrew title is taken from the opening phrase Eleh ha-devarim, "These are the words...". The English title "Deuteronomy" comes from the Greek deuteronomion, meaning "second law", taken from the Septuagint
Septuagint
's (Greek) phrase to duteronomion touto, "this second law", in Deuteronomy 17:18. This Greek phrase is itself a mistranslation of the Hebrew mishneh ha Torah
Torah
hazoth, "a copy of this law"
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Joseph (son Of Jacob)
JOSEPH (/ˈdʒoʊzɪf, -sɪf/ ; Hebrew : יוֹסֵף‎ meaning "Increase", Standard Yosef Tiberian Yôsēp̄; Arabic : يوسف‎ Yūsuf or Yūsif; Ancient Greek : Ἰωσήφ Iōsēph) is an important figure in the Bible's Book of Genesis
Book of Genesis
and also in the Quran . Sold into slavery by his jealous brothers, he rose to become vizier , the second most powerful man in Egypt next to Pharaoh , where his presence and office caused Israel to leave Canaan
Canaan
and settle in Egypt. The composition of the story can be dated to the period between the 7th century BCE and the third quarter of the 5th century BCE, which is roughly the period to which scholars date the Book of Genesis. In Rabbinic tradition, Joseph
Joseph
is considered the ancestor of another Messiah called, "Mashiach ben Yosef "
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Biblical Egypt
BIBLICAL EGYPT is Ancient Egypt
Ancient Egypt
as it appears within the narrative of the Hebrew Bible
Hebrew Bible
, especially the Torah
Torah
(Pentateuch) . Egypt plays a central role in the narrative of the Torah
Torah
from Abraham
Abraham
to Moses
Moses
and the Exodus . The Books of Genesis and Exodus describe a period of Hebrew servitude in Egypt, from their settlement in the Land of Goshen until their escape and the journey through the wilderness to Sinai
Sinai
. Based on the internal chronology of the Hebrew Bible, this would correspond roughly to the New Kingdom of Egypt
New Kingdom of Egypt
during the Late Bronze Age
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Sinai
The SINAI PENINSULA or simply SINAI (/ˈsaɪnaɪ/ ; Arabic : سيناء‎‎ _Sīnāʼ _; Egyptian Arabic : سينا‎‎ _Sīna_, IPA: ; Hebrew : סיני‎‎ _Sinai_) is a peninsula in Egypt , situated between the Mediterranean Sea to the north and the Red Sea to the south, serving as a land bridge between Asia and Africa . It is the only part of Egyptian territory located in Asia. Sinai has a land area of about 60,000 km2 (23,000 sq mi) and a population of approximately 1,400,000 people. The bulk of the peninsula is divided administratively into two of Egypt's 27 governorates (with three more straddling the Suez Canal area). The Sinai Peninsula has been a part of Egypt from the First Dynasty of ancient Egypt (c. 3100 BC)
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Canaan
CANAAN (/ˈkeɪnən/ ; Northwest Semitic
Northwest Semitic
: _knaʿn_; Phoenician : 𐤊𐤍𐤏𐤍; Biblical Hebrew
Biblical Hebrew
/ Masoretic
Masoretic
: כְּנָעַן _) was a Semitic -speaking region in the Ancient Near East during the late 2nd millennium BC
2nd millennium BC
. In the Bible
Bible
it corresponds to the Levant
Levant
, in particular to the areas of the Southern Levant
Levant
that provide the main setting of the narrative of the Hebrew
Hebrew
Bible
Bible
, i.e., the area of Israel
Israel
, Philistia , Phoenicia
Phoenicia
, and other nations
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Post-Exilic Period
The SECOND TEMPLE PERIOD in Jewish history
Jewish history
lasted between 530 BCE and 70 CE, when the Second Temple
Second Temple
of Jerusalem
Jerusalem
existed. The sects of Pharisees
Pharisees
, Sadducees
Sadducees
, Essenes
Essenes
, and Zealots were formed during this period. The Second Temple
Second Temple
period ended with the First Jewish–Roman War and the Roman destruction of Jerusalem
Jerusalem
and the Temple . After the death of the last Jewish Prophets of antiquity and still under Persian rule, the leadership of the Jewish people
Jewish people
was in the hands of five successive generations of zugot ("pairs of") leaders. They flourished first under the Persians (c. 539–c. 332 BCE), then under the Greeks (c
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