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Ptolemaeus (4), of Mende, priest and author

Ptolemaeus of Mende, a priest, wrote on the Egyptian kings in three books. He wrote before Apion (first half of the 1st cent. bce), who refers to him. He attributes the Hebrew Exodus under Moses to the time of king Amosis (founder of the 18th dynasty).

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Fragmente der griechischen Historiker 611.Find this resource:

    M. Stern, Greek and Latin Authors on Jews and Judaism (1976), 1. 379 f.Find this resource:

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