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By Miriam Lichtheim,Antonio Lopriano,Hans-W Fischer-Elfert,Joseph G. Manning

First released in 1973 – and through quantity II in 1976 and quantity III in 1980 – this anthology has assumed vintage prestige within the box of Egyptology and portrays the amazing evolution of the literary types of one of many world’s earliest civilizations.

Volume I outlines the early and sluggish evolution of Egyptian literary genres, together with biographical and historic inscriptions carved on stone, some of the sessions of literary works written with pen on papyrus, and the mortuary literature that makes a speciality of lifestyles after demise. brought with a brand new foreword by way of Antonio Loprieno.

Volume II exhibits the fruits of those literary genres in the unmarried interval referred to as the hot nation (1550-1080 B.C.). With a brand new foreword by means of Hans-W. Fischer-Elfert.

Volume III spans the final millennium of Pharaonic civilization, from the 10th century B.C. to the start of the Christian period. With a brand new foreword by means of Joseph G. Manning.

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