ISBN13:978-0292725270 ISBN10: 0292725272 Edition/Copyright:01 Cover: Paperback Publisher:University of Texas Press Published: 06/28/2001 International: No
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Foster, John L. : University of Chicago
John L. Foster is a Research Associate at the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, where he has studied, translated, and written about ancient Egyptian literature since 1966.
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List of Hieroglyphic Passages Preface Acknowledgments
The Poems Akhenaten's Hymn to the Sun The Tale of the Shipwrecked Sailor "Why, just now, must you question your heart" "I love you through the daytimes" "My love is one and only" "Love, how I'd love to slip down to the pond" "Love of you is mixed deep in my vitals" "I think I'll go home and lie very still" Songs of the Birdcatcher's Daughter The Instruction for Little Pepi on His Way to School Longing for Memphis "Oh, I'm bound downstream on the Memphis Ferry" Rebuke Addressed to a Dissipated Scribe Menna's Lament Thc Debate between a Man Tired of Life and His Soul The Resurrection of King Unis Prayer to the King to Rise Up Hymn to the King as a Primordial God Hymn to the King as a Flash of Lightning Prayer of the King as a Star Fading in the Dawn The Prophecy of Neferty The Testament of Amenemhat Two Spells Spell for Causing the Beloved to Follow After Power from the Four Winds of Heaven The Greatness of the King Prayer of King Ramesses II For a Portrait of the Queen Hymn to Osiris Hymn to the Nile Hymn to the Rising Sun In Praise of Amun Lament to Amun The Tale of Sinuhe From The Leiden Hymns The Prayers of Pahery From the Tomb of King Intef The Harper's Song for Inherkhawy From The Eloquent Peasant The Peasant's Eighth Complaint From The Maxims of Ptahhotep The Instructionfor Merikarê The Wisdom of Amenemopet The Immortality of Writers (Epilogue)
Chronology Glossary Sources of the Texts Bibliography
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