The Story of Petese, Son of Petetum and Seventy Other Good and Bad Stories (P. Petese)

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Carsten Niebuhr Institute of Near Eastern Studies, 1999 - Religion - 116 pages
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A complete edition of the three known versions of the Egyptian narrative written in Demotic, copied from the 4th century BC through the 2nd century AD, employing the literary device of main story: a prophet commits an act of blasphemy, for which he is punished by the gods. In the remaining 35 days of his life 35 good and 35 bad stories are presented to him.

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DESCRIPTION OF THE MANUSCRIPTS
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EDITION OF THE TEBTUNIS MANUSCRIPTS
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EDITION OF THE SAQQARA MANUSCRIPT
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Kim Ryholt is professor of Egyptology at the University of Copenhagen. He is the author of The Political Situation in Egypt During the Second Intermediate Period C. 18001550 B. C. and Narrative Literature from the Tebtunis Temple Library, both also published by Museum Tusculanum Press.

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