The Literature of Ancient Egypt: An Anthology of Stories, Instructions, Stelae, Autobiographies…

Paperback | October 11, 2003

EditorWilliam Kelley SimpsonTranslated byRobert K. Ritner, Vincent A. Tobin

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The latest edition of this highly praised anthology of ancient Egyptian literature offers fresh translations of all the texts as well as some twenty-five new entries, including writings from the late literature of the Demotic period at the end of classical Egyptian history. The book also includes an extensive bibliography.

Praise for the earlier editions:

“An elegant, easily readable, and most serviceable volume.”—K. A. Kitchen, Journal of Near Eastern Studies

“A reliable rendering of the Egyptian text that can be useful to students of Egyptology and provide the layman with delightful reading material.”—Mordechai Gilula, Cultura

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The latest edition of this highly praised anthology of ancient Egyptian literature offers fresh translations of all the texts as well as some twenty-five new entries, including writings from the late literature of the Demotic period at the end of classical Egyptian history. The book also includes an extensive bibliography.Praise for th...

William Kelly Simpson is professor of Egyptology and Near Eastern Languages, Civilizations, and Literatures at Yale University.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:624 pages, 9.25 × 6.13 × 1.52 inPublished:October 11, 2003Publisher:Yale University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0300099207

ISBN - 13:9780300099201

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"A reliable rendering of the Egyptian text that can be useful to students of Egyptology and provide the layman with delightful reading material."