Literature of Ancient Egypt An Anthology of Stories, Instructions, Stelae, Autobiographies, and Poetry

ISBN-10: 0300099207

ISBN-13: 9780300099201

Edition: 3rd 2003 (Revised)

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Description: The third edition of this anthology of Ancient Egyptian literature now offers fresh translations of all the texts as well as some 25 new entries, including writings from the late literature of the Demotic period at the end of classical Egyptian history. It also includes an extensive bibliography.

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Book details

List price: $32.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 10/11/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 544
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.2
Language: English

List of Abbreviations
Introduction
Narratives and Tales of Middle Egyptian Literature
King Cheops and the Magicians
The Tale of the Eloquent Peasant
The Shipwrecked Sailor
The Story of Sinuhe
Late Egyptian Stories
The Quarrel of Apophis and Seknenre
The Capture of Joppa
The Tale of the Doomed Prince
The Tale of the Two Brothers
The Contendings of Horus and Seth
The Blinding of Truth by Falsehood
Astartic and the Insatiable Sea
A Ghost Story
The Report of Wenamon
Instructions, Lamentations, and Dialogues
The Instruction of Hardeclef (First Part)
The Maxims of Ptahhotep
The Teaching for the Vizier Kagemni
The Teaching for King Merikure
The Teaching of King Amenemhet II for HIs Son Senwosret
The Loyalist Instruction from the Sehetepibre Stela
The Instruction of a Man for His Son
The Man Who Was Weary of Life
The Admonitions of an Egyptian Sage
The Lamentations of Khakheperre-sonbe
The Prophecies of Neferty
The Instruction of Amunnakhte
The Instruction of Amenemope
From the Religious Literature
Selections from the Pyramid Texts
Selections from the Coffin Texts
Book of the Dead 125: "The Negative Confession"
The Hymn to the Aten
Penitential Hymns
The Book of the Heavenly Cow
Songs and Royal Hymns
Cycle of Songs in Honor of Senwosret III
The Love Songs and The Song of the Harper
Royal Stelae
The Semna Stela
The Neferhotep Stela
The Kamose Texts
The Poetical Stela of Thutmose III
The Israel Stela
The Bentresh Stela
The Victory Stela of Piye
The Famine Stela
The Satrap Stela
Autobiographies
Three Autobiographies of the Old Kingdom
The Stela of Tjetji
Amenemhet and Khnumhotep II at Beni Hasan
The Stela of Iykhernofret
Scribal Traditions
The Satire on the Trades: The Instruction of Dua-Khety
The Scribal Traditions in the Schools
Demotic Literature
The Prophecy of the Lamb
The Tale of Amasis and the Skipper
The Romance of Sema Khaemuas and the Mummies (Setna I)
The Adventures of Setna and Si-Osire (Setna II)
The Childhood of Si-Osire
The Magician Hibor
The Fable of the Swallow and the Sea
The Instruction of 'Onchsheshonqy
Bibliography
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