Manfred Bietak, director emeritus of the Institute of Egyptology at the University of Vienna, delivered the lecture “On the Historicity of the Exodus: What Egyptology Can Contribute Today in Assessing the Sojourn in Egypt” at the recent Out of Egypt: Israel’s Exodus Between Text and Memory, History and Imagination conference hosted by Calit2’s Qualcomm Institute at UC San Diego. Watch the full lecture video below, including the introduction by Thomas Schneider, or click here for more information on the conference, including dozens of additional video lectures.
Lecture video courtesy of conference host Thomas E. Levy, distinguished professor and Norma Kershaw Chair in the Archaeology of Ancient Israel and Neighboring Lands at UCSD. All videos originally published on the Out of Egypt: Israel’s Exodus Between Text and Memory, History and Imagination website, which features additional Exodus research and more information on the UCSD conference.
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