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The tale of Sinuhe and other ancient Egyptian poems, 1940-1640 BC

Author: R B Parkinson
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2009]
Series: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Translations into English
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Tale of Sinuhe and other ancient Egyptian poems, 1940-1640 BC.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2009]
(OCoLC)612613880
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: R B Parkinson
ISBN: 9780199555628 0199555621
OCLC Number: 294885627
Description: xxxii, 298 pages : map ; 20 cm.
Contents: Tales --
1. The Tale of Sinuhe --
2. The Tale of the Eloquent Peasant --
3. The Tale of the Shipwrecked Sailor --
4. The Tale of King Cheops' Court --
Discourses --
5. The Words of Neferti --
6. The Words of Khakheperreseneb --
7. The Dialogue of a Man and his Soul --
8. The Dialogue of Ipuur and the Lord of All --
Teachings --
9. The Teaching of King Amenemhat --
10. The Teaching for King Merikare --
11. The 'Loyalist' Teaching --
12. The Teaching of the Vizier Ptahhotep --
13. The Teaching of Khety --
Phrases and Fragments --
14. Phrases and Fragments.
Series Title: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Responsibility: translated with an introduction and notes by R.B. Parkinson.
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Classicists interested in the development of ancient lyric and epic will find plenty to enjoy in Parkinson's elegant and subtle collection of translations of the principal Egyptian literary texts Read more...

 
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