Ancient Egyptian Literature: The new kingdom

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University of California Press, 1973 - Egyptian literature - 239 pages
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Chronologically arranged translations of ancient Egyptian writings shed light upon the development of diverse literary forms. Bibliogs.
 

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Contents

Continuity and Change
3
Inscriptions from Private Tombs
11
Inscriptions from Royal Monuments
25
The Great Hymn to Osiris
81
Hymns and Prayers from ElAmarna
89
A Prayer and a Hymn of General Haremhab
100
Three Penitential Hymns from Deir elMedina
104
Prayers Used as School Texts
110
Love Poems
181
From Papyrus Harris 500
189
The Destruction of Mankind
197
The Two Brothers
203
Truth and Falsehood
211
The Report of Wenamun
224
Divinities
233
Kings and Queens
234

From the Book of the Dead
119
Chapter 125
125
The Instruction of Any
135
The Instruction of Amenemope
146
Be a Scribe
167
The Immortality of Writers
175

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