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Ancient Egyptian Literature: History and Forms (Probleme Der Agyptologie, Bd 10) [Hardcover]

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This volume deals with the development and the characteristics of the literature of Ancient Egypt over a period of more than two millennia, from the monumental origins of autobiography at the end of the Old Kingdom (ca. 2150 BCE) down to the latest literary compositions in Demotic during the Graeco-Roman period (300 BCE-200 CE). This book, the result of an international co-operation among more than twenty scholars, is divided into sections devoted to the definition of literary discourse in Ancient Egypt; the history and genres of these texts, their linguistic and stylistic features; and the image of Ancient Egypt as displayed in later literary traditions of the Mediterranean world - Greek, Coptic, Arabic. With over thirty chapters, this volume provides an interdisciplinary account of current research in one of the methodologically most advanced fields of Egyptology.

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Studio: Brill Academic Publishers
Pages   726
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 2" Width: 6.75" Height: 10"
Weight:   3.1 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Oct 1, 1996
Publisher   Brill Academic Publishers
ISBN  9004099255  
ISBN13  9789004099258  

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important contributions on ancient Egyptian literature  Aug 17, 2000
This book contains articles on the literature from the Old, Middle and Late Kingdoms, demotic, coptic, and mediaeval times. The material is written in German, French and English - the three major languages of the field of Egyptology. The genres discussed include narrative, didactic, poetry and wisdom texts. This discussion of the language of the literature was produced in collaboration of scholarly authors : Lichtheim, Quirke, Loprieno, Parkinson, Assmann, Baines, Guglielmi, Vernus, Blumenthal, Derchain and many others. It is a contemporary, exhaustive scholarly research on Ancient Egyptian literature. 'Heavy' in material, it is recommended for scholars and motivated students.

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