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The literature of ancient Egypt; an anthology of stories, instructions, and poetry. Edited with an introduction by William Kelly Simpson. With translations by R.O. Faulkner, Edward F. Wente, Jr. [and] William Kelly Simpson.


New Haven, Yale University Press, 1972.
ISBN 0300014821

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Subjects Antologia (Literatura)
Ägypten <Altertum>
Egypt -- Literary collections.
Egypt.
Egyptian literature -- Translations into English.
Egyptian literature.
Égypte -- Anthologies.
Literatur.
Literatura Oriental.
Littérature égyptienne -- Anthologies -- Traductions anglaises.
Littérature égyptienne ancienne -- Traduction en anglais.
Poesia.
Description vi, 328 pages illustrations 21 cm
Copyright Date 1972.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 327-328).
Contents part 1. 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 -- part 2. 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 ; he blinding of Truth by Falsehood ; Astarte and the insatiable sea ; A ghost story ; The report of Wenamon -- part 3. Instructions, lamentations, and dialogues: The maxims of Ptahhotpe ; The teaching for the Vizier Kagemni ; The teaching for Merikare ; The teaching for King Ammenemes I to his son Sesostris ; The loyalist instruction from the Sehetepibre Stela ; The man who was tired of life ; The admonitions of an Egyptian sage ; The lamentations of Khakheperre-sonbe ; The prophecies of Neferti ; The instruction of Amenemope -- part 4. Songs, poetry, and hymns: Poetry from the oldest religious literature ; Cycle of songs in honor of Sesostris III ; The victorious king ; The hymn to the Aten ; The love songs and the song of the harper.
Genre Literary collections.
Translations.
Geographic Area Egypt
Network Numbers (OCoLC)281856
(OCoLC)ocm00281856
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Simpson, William Kelly.
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