Love Poems from the New Kingdom of AncientEgypt (Study Guide)

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Study Guide for Love Poems from the New Kingdom of AncientEgypt These poems are taken from John L. Foster: Love Songs of the New Kingdom (New York: Scribner, 1974). However, other editions are available. Barbara Hughes Fowler: Love Lyrics of Ancient Egypt (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1994).Ezra Pound and Noel Stock: Love Poems of Ancient Egypt (Norfolk, Conn.: New Directions,1962). The New Kingdom of ancient Egypt is still quite ancient; it began after the fall of the invadingHyksos around 1575 BCE and lasted until 1087 BCE. The numerous love poems from thisperiod illuminate many of the attitudes of the Egyptians and seem to have been powerfullyinfluential on other peoples, notably the Hebrews, whose own love poetry bears some strikingresemblances to them. As is the ...

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