Ancient Egyptian Literature: Volume III: The Late Period

Ancient Egyptian Literature Volume III The Late Period Chronologically arranged translations of ancient Egyptian writings shed light upon the development of diverse literary forms Bibliogs

  • Title: Ancient Egyptian Literature: Volume III: The Late Period
  • Author: Miriam Lichtheim
  • ISBN: 9780520040205
  • Page: 160
  • Format: Paperback
  • Chronologically arranged translations of ancient Egyptian writings shed light upon the development of diverse literary forms Bibliogs.

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    1. While still useful, Miriam Lichtheim's three volume work suffers from the dogmas, biases and ideologies of Miriam Lichtheim .The sad fact is that Lichtheim was educated and drenched in perhaps the grossest form of arrogant German Eurocentrism.Lichtheim seemed to cling to the old Hegelian worldview, which placed black African peoples outside of human history. For Lichtheim all signs of civilizations found in ancient Africa "proper" was the result of either Asian, Semitic or even European "invader [...]

    2. It is rare to find an easily readable translation of ancient writings. This is one of those rarities. Although, they are interesting they are sparse writings by nature.

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