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Title:
Egyptian tales
Author:
Petrie, W. M. Flinders (William Matthew Flinders), 1853-1942.
Publication Information:
Mineola, N.Y. : Dover, 1999.
Physical Description:
viii, 147 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
General Note:
Translated from the Papyri.

Originally published: 1895 (1st series)

Includes index.
Language:
English
Contents:
First series IVth to XIIth dynasty and second series XVIIIth to XIXth dynasty.
Electronic Access:
Publisher description http://www.loc.gov/catdir/description/dover033/99044537.html
ISBN:
9780486409085
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Derived from authentic papyri, these captivating stories include "The King of Joppa," recounting the capture of an enemy fortress; the ill-fated pursuit of a fair lady in "The Doomed Prince"; a quest for supernatural powers in "Setna and the Magic Book"; and others. Offers fascinating insights on each story's historical significance.


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