Popular Stories of Ancient Egypt

Popular Stories of Ancient Egypt

Book - 2002
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Makes available a difficult-to-find folkloric scholarship classic and illuminates it with contemporary commentary from a preeminent authority on Egyptian folktales.

* Makes available to modern readers the original 24 texts included in the 1915 English edition, including Tale of Two Brothers , the world's oldest Märchen

* Includes a thoughtful introduction by Hasan El-Shamy, which establishes the historical context and examines the debates surrounding these ancient texts

Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c2002.
ISBN: 9781576076392
Branch Call Number: 398.20932 M412
Characteristics: cliv, 275 p. ; 27 cm.
Additional Contributors: El-Shamy, Hasan M. 1938-


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