Become a Vendor
Become a Affiliate

The Teachings of Ptahhotep: The Oldest Book in the World

$19.99

Share with someone who would like this!

Email
  Ask a Question
SKU: 82345885 Category: Tag:

Description

The Teachings of Ptahhotep: The Oldest Book in the World 

Ptahhotep, a vizier under King Isesi of the Egyptian Fifth Dynasty (ca. 2414-2375 BC). It is a collection of maxims and advice in the sebayt (“teaching”) genre on human relations and are provided as instruction for his son. The work survives today in papyrus copies, including the Prisse Papyrus which dates from the Middle Kingdom and is on display at the Bibliothèque Nationale in Paris.

 

 

 

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “The Teachings of Ptahhotep: The Oldest Book in the World”

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

No more offers for this product!