Hymns, prayers, and songs: an anthology of ancient Egyptian lyric poetry

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Scholars Press, 1995 - Literary Collections - 211 pages
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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
TRANSLATIONS
13
The Transfiguration of the King Hymns and Prayers from The Pyramid Texts
15
Archaic Prayers to Nut PT 427435
19
Prayer to Nut PT 350
21
Prayer to the King to Rise Up PT 373
22
Triumphal Hymn of Ascension PT 511
23
Hymn of Triumph on the Kings Ascension PT 509
24
Hymn to the Setting Sun Ch XV Papyrus Dublin 4
97
Introductory Hymn to Osiris Wennefer Papyrus of Ani
98
Litany to Osiris Ch XV Papyrus of Ani
99
The Heretical Interlude of Aton
102
The Riches of Polytheism
108
Prayer to Ptah Sakhmet PtahSokar and Osiris Statue of Horemheb in New York
110
Hymn to Thoth Statue of Horemheb in New York
111
Prayer to Thoth Statue of Horemheb in New York
112

Hymn of Ascension to Re PT 407
25
Hymn to the Risen King PT 257
26
Hymn to the King as a Primordial God PT 486
27
Prayer to the Celestial Ferryman PT 270
28
Hymn of King Unas Ferrying across the Sky FT 263
29
Hymn to the King As a Flash of Lightning FT 261
30
Prayer of the King to Re FT 573
31
Prayer of the King As He Offers Incense FT 269
32
Prayer of the Royal Son to His Father FT 606
33
HymntoGebPT592
35
Archaic Hymn To Egypt as the Eye of Horus PT 587
36
Hymn to the Sun God Re PT 456
38
Prayer to Atum To Bless the King His Pyramid and His Pyramid City PT 600
39
The Sky Religion
41
Hymn to the Setting Sun Tomb of Kheruef TT 192
42
Hymn to Re From the Memphite Tomb of Horemheb
44
Hymn to Re Thoth and Maat From the Memphite Tomb of Horemheb
45
The Earth Religion
48
Hymn to Osiris Tomb of Kheruef TT 192
53
The Apogee of Ancient Egyptian Religious Thought
55
To Amun as Sun God From the Stele of Suty and Hor BM826
56
To Amun as Aton
57
The Cairo Hymns to AmunRe Papyrus Boulaq XVII
58
Hymn to AmunRe Credo of a High Priest of Thebes Papyrus Cairo 58032
65
The Leiden Hymns Papyrus Leiden 1350 recto
68
The Goddess Raiyt and Thebes
69
The Primacy of Thebes
70
Morning Hymn to AmunRe as Horakhty
71
The SelfCreation of God
72
Gods Ownership of All Creation
73
Ixxx Theogony
74
The Creation
75
The Birth of God
76
The Trinity
77
God as the Divine Warrior
78
Thebes the Place of Truth
79
Hymns and Prayers from The Book of the Dead
80
Introductory Hymn to Re Papyrus of Qenna
82
Introductory Hymn to Re II Papyrus of Qenna
84
Introductory Hymn to Re Papyrus of Hunefer
85
Introductory Hymn to Re Papyrus of Nakht
87
Two Hymns to the Rising and Setting Sun Ch
89
Hymns to the Rising Sun ivi Ch XV Papyrus of Ani
91
A Hymn to the Setting Sun Ch XV Papyrus of Muthotepet
95
Hymn to Thoth and Maat British Museum Stele 551
113
Khetys Hymn to the Nile
114
Ramcsside Hymn to the Nile Ostracon Deir elMedineh 1675
118
Hymn to Maat Temple of Amun at elHibis
122
Prayer to Hathor as Goddess of Love Papyrus Chester Beatty I
123
The Prayers of Pahery
125
Prayer for Life in the Af terworld
127
Prayer Describing the Afterlife
128
His Claim of Rectitude
129
Appeal to the Living
130
The Divine King
132
Prayer of the Princesses for Clemency From The Tale of Sinuhe
134
A Litany of Rejoicing
135
The Greatness of the King
136
To Pharaoh Coming to Thebes for His Jubilee Ostracon Wilson 100
137
Hymn to Ramesses II On his First Jubilee
138
In Praise of Ramesses II as a Warrior Papyrus Anastasi II
139
In Praise of Merenptah as a Warrior Papyrus Anastasi II
140
A Letter of Homage to Pharaoh Merenptah Papyrus Anastasi II
141
In Praise of Merenptah Papyrus Anastasi III
142
In Praise of the Delta Residence of Ramesses III
143
Passing on the Religious Tradition
145
Hymn to Thoth Papyrus Anastasi III
146
Prayer to Thoth Papyrus Sallier I
147
Prayer to ReHorakhty Papyrus Anastasi II
148
Praise of AmunRe Papyrus Anastasi II
149
Prayer to Amun Supplication in a Year of Need Papyrus Anastasi IV
150
Prayer to Amun Of a Man on Trial Papyrus Anastasi II
151
In Praise of Amun Papyrus Anastasi IV
152
In Praise of Life
154
From the Tomb of Inherkhawy Theban Tomb 359
156
Three Harpers Songs from the Tomb of Neferhotep Theban Tomb 50
157
Second Song
158
Third Song
160
In Praise of Love
162
Papyrus Chester Beatty I recto
163
Papyrus Chester Beatty I verso
164
Papyrus Harris 500
165
Songs of the Birdcatchers Daughter iii Papyrus Harris 500
166
Other Poems
167
Bibliography
178
Glossary
184
Indexes
204
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