Osman: Scholar, Author and Historian
Osman was born in Cairo Egypt in 1934. He studied law at Cairo
university and worked as a journalist in the early 1960s.
In an attempt to find the historical roots behind the continuous
political conflict between Egypt and Israel, he left his country
for London at the end of 1964. Since then he has been researching
the connection between the stories of the Bible and the historical
evidence uncovered by archaeologists during the last hundred
years. His first achievement was the identification of a major
biblical figure, Joseph the Patriarch of the coat of many
colours, as Yuya the minister and father-in-law to Amenhotep
III (c. 1405-1367 BC).
became the subject of his first book, Stranger In The Valley
Of The Kings (1987). In his second book Moses: Pharaoh of
Egypt (1990), his effort was to clarify the date of the Israelite
Exodus from Egypt, while in his third book The House of the
Messiah (1992) he attempted to establish the identity of King
David the great ancestor of Jesus Christ.
book "Moses and Akhenaten" is the basis for the
John Haymen motion picture "Moses and Nefertiti"
that will be filmed in Egypt is early 2006. click
for an overview of the film.