Exodus 2: Moses, the Egyptian General & Magician. Birth of Moses in legend and reality. Mom and Sis set up the entire ark scenario with Pharaoh's daughter. Moses grows up Egyptian, and learns the ways of the royal house. Moses, a conquering general, according to Josephus. Moses, a master magician according to classical commentaries, who killed the Egyptian with a word. Moses in Ethiopia, and his taking an African wife. Moses travels to Midian, possibly not for the first time, meets there Reuel, who may, or may not be Yitro, also possibly not for the first time. There are many questions and details about these stories, that this class addressed, and attempts to answer as is best possible. Readings from Josephus and Yonatan ben Uziel.