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Ancient Egyptian literature : a book of readings

Author: Miriam Lichtheim
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 1973-1980.
Series: CAL, 304, 382, 443
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"First published in 1973 - and followed by Volume II in 1976 and Volume III in 1980 - this anthology has assumed classic status in the field of Egyptology and portrays the remarkable evolution of the literary forms of one of the world's earliest civilizations. Volume I outlines the early and gradual evolution of Egyptian literary genres, including biographical and historical inscriptions carved on stone, the various  Read more...
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Lichtheim, Miriam, 1914-
Ancient Egyptian literature.
Berkeley, University of California Press, 1973-[80]
(OCoLC)558570690
Online version:
Lichtheim, Miriam, 1914-
Ancient Egyptian literature.
Berkeley, University of California Press, 1973-[80]
(OCoLC)631985840
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Miriam Lichtheim
ISBN: 0520094433 9780520094437 0520028996 9780520028999 0520029658 9780520029651 0520036158 9780520036154 0520040201 9780520040205 0520038827 9780520038820
OCLC Number: 705628
Description: 3 volumes ; 24 cm
Contents: v. 1. The Old and Middle Kingdoms --
v. 2. The new kingdom --
v. 3. The late period.
Series Title: CAL, 304, 382, 443
Responsibility: by Miriam Lichtheim.

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Chronologically arranged translations of ancient Egyptian writings shed light upon the development of diverse literary forms. Bibliogs.  Read more...

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