Leaders in Ancient Times: Joseph, Plato, and Alcibiades

  • Charles B. StrozierEmail author
  • Daniel Offer
  • Oliger Abdyli


The story of Joseph is one of the most fascinating, detailed, and complex stories in the Bible. Although there is no direct archeological evidence that relates the Israelites to Egypt, it is assumed that the Israelites who emigrated from Canaan (Palestine) to Egypt in search of a more fruitful land were the Hyksos, Semitic tribes who invaded Egypt in 1730 BC and ruled Egypt for 150 years.


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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • Charles B. Strozier
    • 1
    Email author
  • Daniel Offer
    • 2
  • Oliger Abdyli
    • 1
  1. 1.John Jay College, Center on TerrorismNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Northwestern UniversityNorthbrookUSA

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