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The Literature of Ancient Egypt|William Kelley Simpson
The Literature of Ancient Egypt : An Anthology of Stories, Instructions, Stelae, Autobiographies, and Poetry
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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.

Praise for the earlier editions:

"An elegant, easily readable, and most serviceable volume."--K. A. Kitchen, Journal of Near Eastern Studies

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

This item is Non-Returnable

  • ISBN-13: 9780300099201
  • ISBN-10: 0300099207
  • Publisher: Yale University Press
  • Publish Date: October 2003
  • Dimensions: 9.34 x 6.1 x 1.52 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.91 pounds
  • Page Count: 624