Praise for Jan Assmann: "Jan Assmann is one of the most talented historians of the ancient world."-Saul Friedlander
About the Author
JAN ASSMANN, a world-renowned professor of Egyptology at the University of Heidelberg and winner of the prestigious German Historians Prize, he has taught at Harvard, Yale, Stanford, Rice, the Getty Research Center, the British Museum, and the Royal Anthropological Society. He has published, among other works, Moses the Egyptian and The Search for God in Ancient Egypt.