The stories of the Old Testament retold from a modern, historical perspective
David holds a University College London degree in Egyptology and Ancient History, and has excavated at Kadesh-on-the-Orontes with the expedition of the Institute of Archaeology. He was writer and presenter of the internationally acclaimed television documentary series 'Pharaohs and Kings- A Biblical Quest'.
David Rohl's real achievement is the way in which he pieces the
evidence together in a coherent, properly magnificent story, the
first of all stories, for the first time * Sunday Times *
When it comes to exploring, David Rohl makes Indiana Jones look like an under-achiever ... Rohl is Britain's highest profile Egyptologist * Daily Express *
David Rohl ... stood the accepted chronology of ancient Egypt on its head by claiming that shortening the pharaonic time line by up to three hundred years results in perfect matches between Egyptian history and biblical narratives ... He argued his case in a controversial best seller A Test of Time and the subsequent TV series 'Pharaohs and Kings' which made him Britain's highest-profile archaeologist and the centre of much scholarly feuding * Jerusalem Report *