Moses and Ramesses
Two books in one.
- Moses, the Prophet: A detailed biography: His birth and adoption by the Pharaoh – Flee to Midian – Sacred Call at Mount Sinai – Back to Egypt – Confrontation with Pharaoh – Challenge with magicians – The plagues – Exodus – Wandering 40 years in Sinai – Possession of land east of Jordan – Death at age of 120 years.
- Ramesses II, the contemporary Pharaoh: Best represents the grandeur of Egypt and the height of its political influence. During his long reign – 67 years – he was eager to immortalize his name by constructive works in all towns of Lower Egypt Upper Egypt and Nubia: temples, colossi, obelisks… etc., the spectacular nature of which is represented by the temples of Abu-Simbel and the tomb of Nefertari. A summarized description is given with many illustrations, to form an “atlas” indispensable to the tourist visiting Egypt.