- Mar 2019
- Ogden, Utah
Also, in the Amarna Letters, Tutu, the vizier of Akhenaton, is written "Dudu". It is my belief that the Tanakh is based on the annals of the kings of Judah and Israel, certainly written in Hebrew, and other sources, including the mysterious Book of Jasher. According to Ginzburg's "THe Legends of the Jews", the twenty-four book canon of the Hebrew Bible was fixed by Ezra and the scribes in the Second Temple Period. Those who worked on the LXX had to have something to go on besides Egyptian tales--but I think these had already been included in the Torah for sure.