The Shipwrecked Sailor: A Tale of Ancient Egypt

This sailor s yarn from the twentieth century BC is a tall tale of a shipwreck, survival an enchanted isle, and a lordly talking serpent with his own tragic tale to tell Translated by the poet and Egyptologist John L Foster and accompanied by the humorous watercolors of Lyla Pinch Brock, this new treatment of a classic poem will delight Egyptologists of all ages.
The Shipwrecked Sailor A Tale of Ancient Egypt This sailor s yarn from the twentieth century BC is a tall tale of a shipwreck survival an enchanted isle and a lordly talking serpent with his own tragic tale to tell Translated by the poet and Egy

  • Title: The Shipwrecked Sailor: A Tale of Ancient Egypt
  • Author: John L. Foster Lyla Pinch Brock
  • ISBN: 9789774244322
  • Page: 469
  • Format: Paperback
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    1. If you are brave, master your heart,and you will fill your embrace with your children,kiss your wife, and see your house!This is better than anything.You will reach home, and remain there,amongst your kinsmen.I think I may have lucked out on my quest to find decent Ancient Egyptian prose: here we have a short fable called Tale of the Shipwrecked Sailor that dates to around 1900 BCE. There is a framing device where two Egyptian officials, just returning from an expedition, wait in the royal lobby [...]

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