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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Computer network resources
Translations into English
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Strudwick, Nigel.
Texts from the pyramid age.
Atlanta : Society of Biblical Literature, ©2005
(DLC) 2005016945
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nigel Strudwick
ISBN: 1429410965 9781429410960 9781589836808 1589836804
OCLC Number: 567831809
Language Note: English translation of Egyptian texts from the Old Kingdom.
Description: 1 online resource (xxxvii, 522 pages) : map
Contents: Pt 1. Introduction. Previous work on Old Kingdom texts --
Historical matters --
Literary and linguistic aspects of Old Kingdom texts --
Particular points of translation --
Principal types of text translated in this volume --
pt. 2. Annals and lists of kings --
pt. 3. Texts from temples --
pt. 4. Royal Decrees --
pt. 5. Objects bearing royal names --
pt. 6. Rock inscriptions of kings and expedition leaders --
pt. 7. Quarry and constructional marks and phyle texts --
pt. 8. Graffiti --
pt. 9. State administrative texts --
pt. 10. Letters --
pt. 11. Private legal texts --
pt. 12. Miscellaneous offering formulae and titles --
pt. 13. Appeals to the living and warnings to evildoers and the uninitiated --
pt. 14. Commemorative and dedicatory texts --
pt. 15. Texts relating to payment of workmen and tomb acquisition --
pt. 16. Biographical texts from the Memphite region --
pt. 17. Biographical texts from the provinces --
pt. 18. Texts of women --
pt. 19. Captions to tomb scenes --
pt. 20. Miscellaneous texts from tombs and objects in tombs --
Series Title: Writings from the ancient world, no. 16.
Responsibility: by Nigel C. Strudwick.
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