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Title:
Ancient Egyptian poetry and prose
Author:
Erman, Adolf, 1854-1937.
Personal Author:
Uniform Title:
Literatur der Aegypter. English
Edition:
Dover edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Dover Publications, 1995.
Physical Description:
xliv, 318 pages ; 22 cm
General Note:
Originally published: The literature of the ancient Egyptians. London : Methuen, 1927.
Language:
English
Electronic Access:
Publisher description http://www.loc.gov/catdir/description/dover032/95015857.html
ISBN:
9780486287676
Format :
Book

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Central Library PJ1481 .E7 1995 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
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Summary

Selections include poetry from pyramid texts, morning hymns, instructions in wisdom, meditations, exhortations to schoolboys, love songs, poems to the king, and more. Also included are an outline of Egyptian history, an introduction to Egyptian literature, and extensive footnotes and commentary on the material presented.


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