Table of contents for The tale of Sinuhe and other ancient Egyptian poems, 1940-1640 BC / translated with an introduction and notes by R.B. Parkinson.


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Note on the Translations                            xii
Select Bibliography                                 xv
Chronology                                         xxxi
Map                                               xxxiii
INTRODUCTION
TALES
i The Tale of Sinuhe                               21
2 The Tale of the Eloquent Peasant                 54
3 The Tale of the Shipwrecked Sailor               89
4 The Tale of King Cheops' Court                  1o2
DISCOURSES
5 The Words of Neferti                            131
6 The Words of Khakheperreseneb                   144
7 The Dialogue of a Man and his Soul              151
8 The Dialogue of Ipuur and the Lord of All       r66
TEACHINGS
9 The Teaching of King Amenemhat                  203
io The Teaching for King Merikare                  212
ir The 'Loyalist' Teaching                         235
12 The Teaching of the Vizier Ptahhotep            246
13 The Teaching of Khety                           273
PHRASES AND FRAGMENTS
14 Phrases and Fragments                           287



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Egyptian poetry Translations into English