The Tale of Sinuhe and Other Ancient Egyptian Poems, 1940-1640 BC
R. B. Parkinson
Oxford University Press, 1997 - Poetry - 298 pages
Drawing on recent advances in Egyptology, R. B. Parkinson's new translations bring to life for the modern reader the golden age of Egyptian fictional literature, the Middle Kingdom (c. 1940-1640 BC). The book featuresThe Tale of Sinuhe, acclaimed as the masterpiece of Egyptian poetry, which tells of a courtier's adventures after he flees Egypt. Other works include stories of fantastic wonders from the court of the builder of the Great Pyramid, a lyrical dialogue between a man and his soul on the nature of death and the problem of suffering, and teachings about the nature of virtue and wisdom, one of which is bitterly spoken from the grave by the assassinated king Amenemhat I, founder of the Twelfth Dynasty.
A general introduction discusses the historical context of the poetry, the nature of poetry, and the role of literature in ancient Egyptian culture., while a full set of notes explicates allusions, details of mythology, place-names, and the like. Parkinson's book provides, for the first time, a literary reading to enable these poems to entertain and instruct the modern reader, as they did their original audiences three-and-a-half thousand years ago.
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Review: The Tale of Sinuhe: And Other Ancient Egyptian Poems 1940-1640 BCUser Review - Daniel - Goodreads
Accessible, maybe note heavy, introductory volume of Ancient Egyptian literature. Unless you are going to be a scholar in the field, this volume will likely be sufficient to give you a sample of the ... Read full review
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In my quest to read the earlier "proto-literature", I thought a visit to my Egyptian neighbours through Sinuhe a fitting start. (next :The Epic of Gilgamesh, The Odyssey, maybe The Rig Veda too, or ... Read full review
Voices from Ancient Egypt: An Anthology of Middle Kingdom Writings
R. B. Parkinson
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The Words of Neferti
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The Dialogue of a Man and his Soul
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The Teaching of King Amenemhat
The Teaching for King Merikare
The Teaching of the Vizier Ptahhotep
The Teaching of Khety
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