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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, 1999, ©1997.
Series: Oxford world's classics
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Tale of Sinuhe", c1875 BC, has been acclaimed as the supreme masterpiece of Ancient Egyptian poetry; a perfect fusion of styles and a passionate probing of its culture's ideals and anxieties.  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R B Parkinson
ISBN: 0192839667 9780192839664
OCLC Number: 317507143
Notes: Translated from the Egyptian.
Description: xxxii, 298 pages : map ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Oxford world's classics
Responsibility: translated with an introduction and notes by R.B. Parkinson.

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"Parkinson's volume is to be commended, and one looks forward to more of this kind of work in the future."-- Journal of Near Eastern Studies

 
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