The Literature of Ancient Egypt

The Literature of Ancient Egypt : An Anthology of Stories, Instructions and Poetry

Edited by William Kelly Simpson , Translated by Jr. Professor Edward Wente , Translated by R.O. Faulkner

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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.

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  • Paperback | 348 pages
  • 132.08 x 203.2 x 25.4mm | 385.55g
  • 30 Nov 1973
  • Yale University Press
  • New Haven
  • Egyptian, English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • illustrations, bibliography
  • 0300017111
  • 9780300017113

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"A reliable rendering of the Egyptian text that can be useful to students of Egyptology and provide the layman with delightful reading material."

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