Ancient Egyptian Literature

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This anthology offers an extensive sampling of all the major genres of ancient Egyptian literature. It includes all the texts from John Foster’s previous book Echoes of Egyptian Voices, along with selections from his Love Songs of the New Kingdom and Hymns, Prayers, and Songs: An Anthology of Ancient Egyptian Lyric Poetry, as well as previously unpublished translations of four longer and two short poems. Foster’s translations capture the poetical beauty of the Egyptian language and the spirit that impelled each piece’s composition, making these ancient masterworks sing for modern readers. An introduction to ancient Egyptian literature and its translation, as well as brief information about the authorship and date of each selection, completes the volume.

Pages: 336

Pages: 336

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This anthology offers an extensive sampling of all the major genres of ancient Egyptian literature: poetry, stories, hymns, prayers, and wisdom texts. An introduction to ancient Egyptian literature and its translation, as well as brief information about the authorship and date of each selection, completes the volume. Additionally, there is a good glossary at the back of the book.

  • Knowledge Box Central families: Use this alongside the Ancient Egypt lapbooks and foldables.
  • Lucerna Academy families: Use this book for 3 weeks in Year 1 Rhetoric Literature class.
  • Tapestry of Grace families: Use the Teacher’s Notes to guide you through these works and to know which to omit because of inappropriateness. Assignments and questions in the student workbooks are directly tied to this title, so substituting will be difficult. Use for 4 weeks in Unit 1.
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