Ancient Egyptian Literature, Volume III : The Late Period.

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 gra...

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Author / Creator: Lichtheim, Miriam.
Other Authors / Creators:Manning, Joseph G.
Format: eBook Electronic
Edition:2nd ed.
Imprint: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2006.
Local Note:Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2022. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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Table of Contents:
  • Cover
  • Half title
  • Title
  • Copyright
  • Preface
  • Contents
  • Chronology of the Late Period
  • Abbreviations and Symbols
  • Foreword
  • Introduction
  • The Uses of the Past
  • Part One: Texts in the Classical Language
  • I. Biographical Inscriptions
  • Statue Inscription of Djedkhonsefankh
  • Statue Inscription of Nebneteru
  • Statue Inscription of Harwa
  • Two Statue Inscriptions of Montemhet
  • Cairo Museum 42237
  • Berlin Museum 17271
  • Statue Inscription of Peftuaneith
  • Statue Inscription of Udjahorresne
  • Stela of Somtutefnakht
  • Inscriptions in the Tomb of Petosiris
  • The Long Biographical Inscription of Petosiris
  • Two Speeches of Sishu Father of Petosiris
  • Speech of Thothrekh Son of Petosiris
  • Sarcophagus-lid Inscription of Wennofer
  • Stela of Isenkhebe
  • Stela of Taimhotep
  • II. Royal Inscriptions
  • The Victory Stela of King Piye
  • A Victory Stela of King Psamtik II
  • The Naucratis Stela of King Nectanebo I
  • III. Two Pseudepigrapha
  • The Bentresh Stela
  • The Famine Stela
  • IV. Hymns and Lamentations
  • A Hymn to Imhotep at Karnak
  • Hymns to Hathor in the Temple of Dendera
  • Two Hymns to Khnum in the Temple of Esna
  • A Morning Hymn to Khnum
  • The Great Hymn to Khnum
  • The Lamentations of Isis and Nephthys
  • Part Two: Demotic Literature
  • The Stories of Setne Khamwas
  • Setne Khamwas and Naneferkaptah (Setne I)
  • Setne Khamwas and Si-Osire (Setne II)
  • Prince Pedikhons and Queen Serpot
  • The Lion in Search of Man
  • The Instruction of Ankhsheshonq
  • The Instruction of Papyrus Insinger
  • Indexes
  • I. Divinities
  • II. Kings and Queens
  • III. Personal Names
  • IV. Geographical and Ethnical Terms
  • V. Egyptian Terms Used in the Translations
  • VI. Egyptian Words Discussed in the Notes.