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The Hyksos, a controversial topic of who are they and what really happened, were they freed slaves or were the invaders that were driven out by the Egyptians? In this paper, I will <………> who were the Hyksos and highlight their impact on history. We know that the Hyksos attacked Egypt from the East, they spoke a western semantic language and that we can link them to the Levant area. Based on Manetho’s writing in Aegyptiaca., frag. 42, 1.75-79.2 we know the Hyksos invaded Egypt as Manetho states “Tutimaeus [0]. In his reign, for what cause I know not, a blast of God smote us; and unexpectedly, from the regions of the East, invaders of obscure race marched in confidence of victory against our land. By main force they easily overpowered the rulers of the land, they then burned our cities ruthlessly, razed to the ground the temples of the gods, and treated all the natives with a cruel hostility, massacring some and leading into slavery the wives and children of others.” Based on the aforementioned excerpt the Hyksos didn’t come to Egypt in peace. Egypt was disunited during this time so the Hyksos gradually conquered more and more of Egypt.
Further evidence that the Hyksos weren’t slaves and that they were conquerors can be shown in their name since we now know the meaning of the word “Hyksos.” Hyksos was thought to mean “Shepard Kings” is more accurately translated to “the rulers of foreign countries”[1] which highly suggest that they used their war technologies; horse led chariots, the composite bow, the kepesh[2] and bronze made armor for the purpose of conquering territories, they certainly weren’t slaves as the Exodus claims....

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