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Identifier: literatureofanci00budgrich (find matches)
Title: The literature of the ancient Egyptians
Year: 1914 (1910s)
Authors: Budge, E. A. Wallis (Ernest Alfred Wallis), Sir, 1857-1934
Subjects: Egyptian literature -- History and criticism Egyptian literature English literature
Publisher: London : J.M. Dent & Sons limited
Contributing Library: University of California Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: MSN



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athers. Let thy heartin Semt-Ament * be content, for thy son Horus is estab-lished on thy throne. Thou art crowned lord of Tatu ^ andruler in Abydos.^ Through thee the world fiourisheth intriumph before the power of Nebertcher. He leadeth onthat which is and that which is not yet, in his name of* Taherstanef. He toweth along the earth by Maat ^ in hisname of Seker ; he is exceedingly mighty and mostterrible in his name of * Osiris ; he endureth for ever andever in his name of * Un-Nefer. Homage to thee, O Kingof kings. Lord of lords. Prince of princes, who from the wombof Nut hast ruled the world and Akert.® Thy body is(Uke) bright and shining metal, thy head is of azure blue, ^ The Sky-goddess. ^ The Earth-god. The hereditary chief of the gods. * The other world. ^ The town of Busiris on the Delta. • Abydos in Upper Egypt. The Lord to the uttermost limit, i.e. Almighty God.* The goddess of physical and moral law, and the personification of theconscience. A name of the Other World.
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