Moses: His Age and His Work. II

  title={Moses: His Age and His Work. II},
  author={Nathaniel Schmidt},
  journal={The Biblical World},
  pages={105 - 119}
Mosheh ben Amram was in all probability born in Sopd, the twentieth nome in Lower Egypt, whose capital a Denderah list calls Kosem, the Goshen of the Bible, Ptolemy's Apa/3ta vo/os%, in the beginning of the century, during the reign of Ramessu II. (1348-1281). His name is Egyptian. It may originally have been theophorous like Dehutimose, "offspring of Dehuti." Egyptian names can scarcely have been less common on the Erythraean than they had been for generations in Syria. Phinehas is another…