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Moses and Egypt : the documentation to the motion picture The Ten commandments / with an introduction by Cecil B. deMille.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis ISLM 222.16 N769M (Text) 0000102596558 General book Available -

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  • Physical Description: ix, 202 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Los Angeles : University of Southern California Press, 1956.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note:
I. Introduction -- II. The historical period -- III. Moses -- The biblical account -- What is history? -- The ancient sources -- Moses' age -- The name Moses -- Moses, Prince of Egypt -- Moses, Hebrew slave -- Moses, the shepherd -- a. Moses in Midian -- b. The burning bush and the names of God -- Moses, the prophet -- a. The signs -- b. Goshen -- c. The plagues -- d. The Passover -- Moses, the leader -- a. The length of the bondage and the Promised Land -- b. The Exodus -- c. The Red Sea -- Moses, the lawgiver -- a. The Ten Commandments -- b. The Golden Calf -- c. The Ark of the Covenant -- d. Mount Nebo -- III. The Pharaohs -- Pharaoh, God and ruler -- Rameses I -- Sethi I -- Rameses II -- Nefretiri -- Epilogue -- IV. The men and women of the Bible -- Hebrews, Israelites, and Jews -- Aaron -- Bithiah -- Dathan -- Hur ben Caleb -- Ishmael -- Jethro -- Joshua -- Mered -- Miriam -- Sephora -- Yochabel -- V. The Holy Scriptures -- The Old Testament -- a. Early transmission and composition -- b. The canon -- c. Ancient translations -- d. English translations -- The Koran -- VI. The army -- VII. Of camels, horses and transportation -- The camel -- The horse -- The chariot -- Boats -- VIII. Building and other arts and crafts -- Building -- a. General observations -- b. Materials -- c. Stone quarrying and working -- d. Building methods -- e. Buildings -- f. Tents -- Sculpture and painting -- a. General observations -- b. Materials and tools -- c. Working methods -- d. Sculptures and paintings -- Furniture -- IX. Costumes and adornments -- Egyptian materials and costumes -- a. Materials -- b. Colored materials -- c. Dyes -- d. Costumes -- e. Royal costumes -- f. Royal insignia -- g. Costume accessories -- Hebrew materials and costumes -- a. Materials -- b. General observations -- c. Men's costumes -- d. Head coverings -- e. Women's costumes -- f. Footwear -- Hair styles -- a. Hair styles in Egypt -- b. Hair styles among Hebrews -- Perfume, incense and cosmetics -- Egyptian jewelry -- a. General observations -- b. Materials -- c. Jewelry -- Hebrew jewelry -- a. General remarks -- b. The breastplate of the high priest -- X. Food and entertainment -- Food -- Sports and games -- Music and dancing
Additional Physical Form available Note:
Also issued online
Subject: Ten commandments.
Moses (Biblical leader)
Egypt > Civilization.
Ten commandments (Motion picture : 1956)

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