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Ancient Egyptian Literature: Volume I: The…

Ancient Egyptian Literature: Volume I: The Old and Middle Kingdoms

by Miriam Lichtheim

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First published in 1973 - and followed by Volume II in 1976 and Volume III in 1980 - this anthology has assumed classic status in the field of Egyptology and portrays the remarkable evolution of the literary forms of one of the world's earliest civilizations.
Volume I outlines the early and gradual evolution of Egyptian literary genres, including biographical and historical inscriptions carved on stone, the various classes of literary works written... ( )
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  Tutter | Feb 17, 2015 |
Difficult to read in a sitting. I think this would be better to dip in and out of...but I don't read books that way. *shrug* ( )
  Jthierer | Jul 12, 2007 |
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In this anthology of ancient Egyptian texts, Miriam Lichtheim offers a comprehensive
selection of works in English translation.
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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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