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    The Literature of Ancient Egypt: An Anthology of Stories, Instructions and Poetry (Paperback)(Egyptian / English) Edited by William Kelly Simpson, Translated by Edward F. Wente, Translated by R.O. Faulkner


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    DescriptionThe 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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    The Literature of Ancient Egypt
    An Anthology of Stories, Instructions and Poetry
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by William Kelly Simpson, Translated by Edward F. Wente, Translated by R.O. Faulkner
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 348
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 220 mm
    Thickness: 24 mm
    Weight: 450 g
    ISBN 13: 9780300017113
    ISBN 10: 0300017111

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.4
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DNF
    BISAC V2.8: LIT000000, SOC000000, HIS002030
    DC18: 893.1
    LC classification: PJ1943
    LC subject heading: ,
    Thema V1.0: DNL
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Illustrations note
    illustrations, bibliography
    Yale University Press
    Imprint name
    Yale University Press
    Publication date
    30 November 1973
    Publication City/Country
    New Haven
    Review quote
    "A reliable rendering of the Egyptian text that can be useful to students of Egyptology and provide the layman with delightful reading material."