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The Resource Ancient Egyptian literature : an anthology, translated by John L. Foster

Ancient Egyptian literature : an anthology, translated by John L. Foster

Label
Ancient Egyptian literature : an anthology
Title
Ancient Egyptian literature
Title remainder
an anthology
Statement of responsibility
translated by John L. Foster
Title variation
Egyptian literature
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • egy
  • eng
Summary
"This anthology offers an extensive sampling of all the major genres of ancient Egyptian literature. It includes all the texts from John Foster's previous book Echoes of Egyptian voices, along with selections from his Love songs of the new kingdom and Hymns, prayers, and songs: an anthology of ancient Egyptian lyric poetry, as well as previously unpublished translations of four longer and two short poems."--Cover
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
893/.108
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PJ1943
LC item number
.A53 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1930-2011
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Foster, John L.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Egyptian literature
  • Egyptian literature
  • Altägyptisch
  • Anthologie
  • Literatur
  • Literatura egípcia
  • Antologia
Label
Ancient Egyptian literature : an anthology, translated by John L. Foster
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-272)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • "I think I'll go home and lie very still"
  • Songs of the birdcatcher's daughter
  • Instruction for little Pepi on his way to school
  • Longing for Memphis
  • "Oh, I'm bound downstream on the Memphis ferry"
  • Rebuke addressed to a dissipated scribe
  • Menna's lament
  • Debate between a man tired of life and his soul
  • Resurrection of King Unis
  • Prayer to the King to rise up
  • Poems:
  • Hymn to the King as a primordial God
  • Hymn to the King as a flash of lightning
  • Hymn to the King as a star fading in the dawn
  • Prophecy of Neferty
  • Testament of Amenemhat
  • Two spells
  • Spell for causing the beloved to follow after
  • Power from the four winds of heaven
  • Greatness of the King
  • Prayer of King Ramesses II
  • Akhenaten's hymn to the sun
  • For a portrait of the Queen
  • Hymn to Osiris
  • Hymn to the Nile
  • Hymn to the rising sun
  • In praise of Amun
  • Lament to Amun
  • Tale of Sinuhe
  • From the Leiden hymns
  • Prayers of Pahery
  • From the tomb of King Intef
  • Tale of the shipwrecked sailor
  • Harper's song for Inherkhawy
  • From the eloquent peasant
  • Peasant's eighth complaint
  • From the maxims of Ptahhotep
  • Instruction for Merikare
  • Wisdom of Amenemopet
  • Immortality of writers
  • "Why, just now, must you question your heart"
  • "I love you through the daytimes"
  • "My love is one and only"
  • "Love, how I'd love to slip down to the pond"
  • "Love of you is mixed deep in my vitals"
Control code
ocm44720703
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxiii, 272 pages
Isbn
9780292725270
Lccn
00061607
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)44720703
Label
Ancient Egyptian literature : an anthology, translated by John L. Foster
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-272)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • "I think I'll go home and lie very still"
  • Songs of the birdcatcher's daughter
  • Instruction for little Pepi on his way to school
  • Longing for Memphis
  • "Oh, I'm bound downstream on the Memphis ferry"
  • Rebuke addressed to a dissipated scribe
  • Menna's lament
  • Debate between a man tired of life and his soul
  • Resurrection of King Unis
  • Prayer to the King to rise up
  • Poems:
  • Hymn to the King as a primordial God
  • Hymn to the King as a flash of lightning
  • Hymn to the King as a star fading in the dawn
  • Prophecy of Neferty
  • Testament of Amenemhat
  • Two spells
  • Spell for causing the beloved to follow after
  • Power from the four winds of heaven
  • Greatness of the King
  • Prayer of King Ramesses II
  • Akhenaten's hymn to the sun
  • For a portrait of the Queen
  • Hymn to Osiris
  • Hymn to the Nile
  • Hymn to the rising sun
  • In praise of Amun
  • Lament to Amun
  • Tale of Sinuhe
  • From the Leiden hymns
  • Prayers of Pahery
  • From the tomb of King Intef
  • Tale of the shipwrecked sailor
  • Harper's song for Inherkhawy
  • From the eloquent peasant
  • Peasant's eighth complaint
  • From the maxims of Ptahhotep
  • Instruction for Merikare
  • Wisdom of Amenemopet
  • Immortality of writers
  • "Why, just now, must you question your heart"
  • "I love you through the daytimes"
  • "My love is one and only"
  • "Love, how I'd love to slip down to the pond"
  • "Love of you is mixed deep in my vitals"
Control code
ocm44720703
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxiii, 272 pages
Isbn
9780292725270
Lccn
00061607
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)44720703

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