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The Resource The literature of ancient Egypt : an anthology of stories, instructions, stelae, autobiographies, and poetry, edited and with an introduction by William Kelly Simpson

The literature of ancient Egypt : an anthology of stories, instructions, stelae, autobiographies, and poetry, edited and with an introduction by William Kelly Simpson

Label
The literature of ancient Egypt : an anthology of stories, instructions, stelae, autobiographies, and poetry
Title
The literature of ancient Egypt
Title remainder
an anthology of stories, instructions, stelae, autobiographies, and poetry
Statement of responsibility
edited and with an introduction by William Kelly Simpson
Contributor
Editor
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • egy
  • eng
Summary
"The latest edition of this highly praised anthology of ancient Egyptian literature offers fresh translations of all the texts as well as some twenty-five new entries, including writings from the late literature of the Demotic period at the end of classical Egyptian history. The book also includes an extensive bibliography."--BOOK JACKET. Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Cataloging source
COO
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Egyptian
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Simpson, William Kelly
  • Ritner, Robert Kriech
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Egyptian literature
  • Egypt
  • Littérature égyptienne
  • Égypte
  • TRAVEL
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Egyptian literature
  • Egypt
  • Literatur
  • Ägypten
  • Antologia (Literatura)
  • Poesia
  • Literatura Oriental
  • Littérature égyptienne ancienne
Label
The literature of ancient Egypt : an anthology of stories, instructions, stelae, autobiographies, and poetry, edited and with an introduction by William Kelly Simpson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Previous edition: 1973
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • ""CONTENTS""; ""List of Abbreviations""; ""Introduction by William Kelly Simpson""; ""PART I. 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 II. 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""; ""Astarte and the Insatiable Sea""; ""A Ghost Story""
  • ""The Report of Wenamon""""PART III. INSTRUCTIONS, LAMENTATIONS, AND DIALOGUES""; ""The Instruction of Hardedef (First Part)""; ""The Maxims of Ptahhotep""; ""The Teaching for the Vizier Kagemni""; ""The Teaching for King Merikare""; ""The Teaching of King Amenemhet I 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""""PART IV 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""; ""PART V. SONGS AND ROYAL HYMNS""; ""Cycle of Songs in Honor of Senwosret III""; ""The Love Songs and The Song of the Harper""; ""PART VI. 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""; ""PART VII. AUTOBIOGRAPHIES""; ""Three Autobiographies of the Old Kingdom""; ""The Stela of Tjetji""; ""Amenemhet and Khnumhotep II at Beni Hasan""; ""The Stela of Iykhernofret""; ""PART VIII. SCRIBAL TRADITIONS""; ""The Satire on the Trades: The Instruction of Dua-Khety""; ""The Scribal Traditions in the Schools""; ""PART IX. DEMOTIC LITERATURE""; ""The Prophecy of the Lamb""; ""The Tale of Amasis and the Skipper""; ""The Romance of Setna Khaemuas and the Mummies (Setna I)""
  • ""The Adventures of Setna and Si-Osire (Setna II)""""The Childhood of Si-Osire""; ""The Magician Hihor""; ""The Fable of the Swallow and the Sea""; ""The Instruction of 'Onchsheshonqy""; ""Bibliography""; ""Illustrations follow page XIV""
Control code
ocn234083884
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
  • Third edition /
  • with translations by Robert K. Ritner [and others]
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 598 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780300128567
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt5q8nfq
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)234083884
Label
The literature of ancient Egypt : an anthology of stories, instructions, stelae, autobiographies, and poetry, edited and with an introduction by William Kelly Simpson
Publication
Note
Previous edition: 1973
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • ""CONTENTS""; ""List of Abbreviations""; ""Introduction by William Kelly Simpson""; ""PART I. 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 II. 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""; ""Astarte and the Insatiable Sea""; ""A Ghost Story""
  • ""The Report of Wenamon""""PART III. INSTRUCTIONS, LAMENTATIONS, AND DIALOGUES""; ""The Instruction of Hardedef (First Part)""; ""The Maxims of Ptahhotep""; ""The Teaching for the Vizier Kagemni""; ""The Teaching for King Merikare""; ""The Teaching of King Amenemhet I 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""""PART IV 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""; ""PART V. SONGS AND ROYAL HYMNS""; ""Cycle of Songs in Honor of Senwosret III""; ""The Love Songs and The Song of the Harper""; ""PART VI. 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""; ""PART VII. AUTOBIOGRAPHIES""; ""Three Autobiographies of the Old Kingdom""; ""The Stela of Tjetji""; ""Amenemhet and Khnumhotep II at Beni Hasan""; ""The Stela of Iykhernofret""; ""PART VIII. SCRIBAL TRADITIONS""; ""The Satire on the Trades: The Instruction of Dua-Khety""; ""The Scribal Traditions in the Schools""; ""PART IX. DEMOTIC LITERATURE""; ""The Prophecy of the Lamb""; ""The Tale of Amasis and the Skipper""; ""The Romance of Setna Khaemuas and the Mummies (Setna I)""
  • ""The Adventures of Setna and Si-Osire (Setna II)""""The Childhood of Si-Osire""; ""The Magician Hihor""; ""The Fable of the Swallow and the Sea""; ""The Instruction of 'Onchsheshonqy""; ""Bibliography""; ""Illustrations follow page XIV""
Control code
ocn234083884
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
  • Third edition /
  • with translations by Robert K. Ritner [and others]
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 598 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780300128567
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt5q8nfq
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)234083884

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