This is a continuation of my review of Ahmed Osman’s book Lost City of Exodus. The introductory is here. Chapter 4 was intentionally left without a review.
In the fifth chapter, Osman informs his readers that Sigmund Freud, a world-famous scholar and Austrian neurologist, also of Jewish background, agrees with the historical account of Manetho.
The Book’s Prologue and Introduction
In the prologue, Osman shares his frustrations with various scholars who, although they could see some of the overwhelming evidence which he had presented, one by one they refused to work with him due to a conflict between the evidence and their personal religious beliefs or ideologies and biases.
Osman also shares with his readers what was obviously a very angry Zahi Hawass, an Egyptian archaeologist and former Minister of State for Antiquities Affairs. Hawass was unable to agree with Osman’s conclusions due to political and anti-Semitic reasons, which is often the case with other historians and scientists. Many have spoken of Hawass’ pride and arrogance. Hawass is known in the media for throwing tantrums and attempting to control others. Anyone who has worked directly with him, or had brief conversations with him, know this to be true. But enough on that subject.