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Ancient Egyptian Literature: A Book of Readings (VI: The Old and Middle Kingdoms)

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Title (user) : Ancient Egyptian Literature: A Book of Readings (VI: The Old and Middle Kingdoms)Title (google) : Ancient Egyptian Literature Volume I: The Old and Middle KingdomsISBN : 0520248422,9780520248427,9780520933057,0520933052,9780520248434,9780520248441GoogleBook ID : kZqES2Tf3IECEdition : [2006 ed.]Series : Ancient Egyptian LiteratureAuthors (user) : Miriam Lichtheim & Antonio Lopriano & Hans-w Fischer-Elfert & Joseph G. ManningAuthors (google) : Miriam LichtheimPublisher : University of California PressLanguage : EnglishPublication Date : 2006File Format : epubCategories : History------------------------------------------Description (user) : First published in 1973 – and followed by Volume II in 1976 and Volume III in 1980 – this anthology has assumed classic status in the field of Egyptology and portrays the remarkable evolution of the literary forms of one of the world’s earliest civilizations.Volume I outlines the early and gradual evolution of Egyptian literary genres, including biographical and historical inscriptions carved on stone, the various classes of literary works written with pen on papyrus, and the mortuary literature that focuses on life after death. Introduced with a new foreword by Antonio Loprieno.Volume II shows the culmination of these literary genres within the single period known as the New Kingdom (1550-1080 B.C.). With a new foreword by Hans-W. Fischer-Elfert.Volume III spans the last millennium of Pharaonic civilization, from the tenth century B.C. to the beginning of the Christian era. With a new foreword by Joseph G. Manning.------------------------------------------Description (google) : First published in 1973 – and followed by Volume II in 1976 and Volume III in 1980 – this anthology has assumed classic status in the field of Egyptology and portrays the remarkable evolution of the literary forms of one of the world’s earliest civilizations. Volume I outlines the early and gradual evolution of Egyptian literary genres, including biographical and historical inscriptions carved on stone, the various classes of literary works written with pen on papyrus, and the mortuary literature that focuses on life after death. Introduced with a new foreword by Antonio Loprieno. Volume II shows the culmination of these literary genres within the single period known as the New Kingdom (1550-1080 B.C.). With a new foreword by Hans-W. Fischer-Elfert. Volume III spans the last millennium of Pharaonic civilization, from the tenth century B.C. to the beginning of the Christian era. With a new foreword by Joseph G. Manning.------------------------------------------Table of contents : Content: Cover Contents Chronological Table Abbreviations and Symbols Foreword by Antonio Loprieno Introduction Literary Genres and Literary Styles PART ONE: The Old Kingdom I. Monumental Inscriptions from Private Tombs Inscriptions of Princess Ni-sedjer-kai Inscription of Hetep-her-akhet Inscription of Nefer-seshem-re called Sheshi Stela of Ni-hebsed-Pepi from Naqada The Autobiography of Weni The Autobiography of Harkhuf II. A Royal Decree Charter of King Pepi I for the Chapel of his mother III. From the Pyramid Texts. Unas Pyramid Texts: Utterances 217,...
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Title (user) : Ancient Egyptian Literature: A Book of Readings (VI: The Old and Middle Kingdoms)

Title (google) : Ancient Egyptian Literature Volume I: The Old and Middle Kingdoms

ISBN : 0520248422,9780520248427,9780520933057,0520933052,9780520248434,9780520248441

GoogleBook ID : kZqES2Tf3IEC

Edition : [2006 ed.]

Series : Ancient Egyptian Literature

Authors (user) : Miriam Lichtheim & Antonio Lopriano & Hans-w Fischer-Elfert & Joseph G. Manning

Authors (google) : Miriam Lichtheim

Publisher : University of California Press

Language : English

Publication Date : 2006

File Format : epub

Categories : History


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Description (user) :

First published in 1973 – and followed by Volume II in 1976 and Volume III in 1980 – this anthology has assumed classic status in the field of Egyptology and portrays the remarkable evolution of the literary forms of one of the world’s earliest civilizations.

Volume I outlines the early and gradual evolution of Egyptian literary genres, including biographical and historical inscriptions carved on stone, the various classes of literary works written with pen on papyrus, and the mortuary literature that focuses on life after death. Introduced with a new foreword by Antonio Loprieno.

Volume II shows the culmination of these literary genres within the single period known as the New Kingdom (1550-1080 B.C.). With a new foreword by Hans-W. Fischer-Elfert.

Volume III spans the last millennium of Pharaonic civilization, from the tenth century B.C. to the beginning of the Christian era. With a new foreword by Joseph G. Manning.


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Description (google) :
First published in 1973 – and followed by Volume II in 1976 and Volume III in 1980 – this anthology has assumed classic status in the field of Egyptology and portrays the remarkable evolution of the literary forms of one of the world’s earliest civilizations. Volume I outlines the early and gradual evolution of Egyptian literary genres, including biographical and historical inscriptions carved on stone, the various classes of literary works written with pen on papyrus, and the mortuary literature that focuses on life after death. Introduced with a new foreword by Antonio Loprieno. Volume II shows the culmination of these literary genres within the single period known as the New Kingdom (1550-1080 B.C.). With a new foreword by Hans-W. Fischer-Elfert. Volume III spans the last millennium of Pharaonic civilization, from the tenth century B.C. to the beginning of the Christian era. With a new foreword by Joseph G. Manning.


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Table of contents :
Content: Cover
Contents
Chronological Table
Abbreviations and Symbols
Foreword by Antonio Loprieno
Introduction
Literary Genres and Literary Styles
PART ONE: The Old Kingdom
I. Monumental Inscriptions from Private Tombs
Inscriptions of Princess Ni-sedjer-kai
Inscription of Hetep-her-akhet
Inscription of Nefer-seshem-re called Sheshi
Stela of Ni-hebsed-Pepi from Naqada
The Autobiography of Weni
The Autobiography of Harkhuf
II. A Royal Decree
Charter of King Pepi I for the Chapel of his mother
III. From the Pyramid Texts. Unas Pyramid Texts: Utterances 217, 239, 245, 253, 263, 270, 273-274, 304, 309, 317Teti Pyramid Texts: Utterances 337, 350, 373, 402, 403, 406,407
Pepi I Pyramid Texts: Utterances 432, 440, 442, 446, 454, 486, 517, 573
IV. A Theological Treatise
"The Memphite Theology"
V. Didactic Literature
The Instruction of Prince Hardjedef
The Instruction Addressed to Kagemni
The Instruction of Ptahhotep
PART TWO: The Transition to the Middle Kingdom
I. Monumental Inscriptions from Private Tombs
Stela of Count Indi of This
The First Part of the Autobiography of Ankhtifi. Stela of the Butler Mere of EdfuStela of the Treasurer Iti of Imyotru
Stela of the Steward Seneni of Coptus
Stela of the Soldier Qedes from Gebelein
Stela of the Treasurer Tjetji
II. The Prayers of a Theban King
A Stela of King Wahankh Intef II
III. The Testament of a Heracleopolitan King
The Instruction Addressed to King Merikare
PART THREE: The Middle Kingdom
I. Monumental Inscriptions
Rock Stela of Mentuhotep IV
Building Inscription of Sesostris I
Boundary Stela of Sesostris III
Stela of Intef Son of Sent
Stela of Ikhernofret
Stela of Sehetep-ib-re
Stela of Horemkhauf. II. A Spell from the Coffin TextsCT 1130 and 1031
III. Didactic Literature
The Instruction of King Amenemhet I for His Son Sesostris I
The Prophecies of Neferti
The Complaints of Khakheperre-sonb
The Admonitions uf Ipuwer
The Dispute between a Man and His Ba
The Eloquent Peasant
The Satire of the Trades
IV. Songs and Hymns
Three Harpers' Songs
A Cycle of Hymns to King Sesostris III
A Hymn to the Red Crown
A Hymn to Osiris and a Hymn to Min
The Hymn to Hapy
V. Prose Tales
The Tale of the Shipwrecked Sailor
Three Tales of Wonder
The Story of Sinuhe
Indexes
I. Divinities. II. Kings and QueensIII. Personal Names
IV. Geographical and Ethnical Terms
V. Egyptian Words
VI. Some Major Concepts.

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