The Literature of Ancient Egypt - An Anthology of Stories, Instructions, Stelae, Autobiographies, and Poetry

Author(s): William Kelly Simpson (Editor); Vincent A. Tobin (Translator); Edward F. Wente Jr. (Translator); Robert K. Ritner (Translator)

Essays / Literary Studies

The latest edition of this highly praised anthology of ancient Egyptian literature offers fresh translations of all the texts as well as some twenty-five new entries, including writings from the late literature of the Demotic period at the end of classical Egyptian history. The book also includes an extensive bibliography.


 


Praise for the earlier editions:


 


"An elegant, easily readable, and most serviceable volume."--K. A. Kitchen, Journal of Near Eastern Studies


 


"A reliable rendering of the Egyptian text that can be useful to students of Egyptology and provide the layman with delightful reading material."--Mordechai Gilula, Cultura


Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780300099201
  • : Yale University Press
  • : Yale University Press
  • : October 2003
  • : 3.9 Centimeters X 15.72 Centimeters X 23.47 Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 893.1/08
  • : 893.1/08
  • : English
  • : English
  • : William Kelly Simpson (Editor); Vincent A. Tobin (Translator); Edward F. Wente Jr. (Translator); Robert K. Ritner (Translator)
  • : William Kelly Simpson (Editor); Vincent A. Tobin (Translator); Edward F. Wente Jr. (Translator); Robert K. Ritner (Translator)
  • : Paperback
  • : Paperback
  • : 624
  • : 624