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Castration Story from the Tebtunis Temple Library (Hardcover) (Rana Su00e9rida)

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This volume by Rana Sérida presents the first complete edition of a hitherto unattested narrative from the Tebtunis temple library in Egypt (1st–2nd century AD). The story seems to have formed part of the so-called Inaros Cycle, a sequence of stories that arose from the struggle of prince Inaros I against the Assyrians. A Castration Story from the Tebtunis Temple Library is set in the reign of king Necho I (672–664 BC), who is also known for his rebellion against the Assyrians, and it also mentions general Anosis. The text makes repeated mention of the castration of a man who is thus made into a eunuch. This unique publication will be of great value to Egyptologists and students of ancient literature.
Number of Pages: 85
Genre: Religion + Beliefs
Series Title: The Carlsberg Papyri
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr
Author: Rana Su00e9rida
Language: English
Street Date: October 15, 2016
TCIN: 51718521
UPC: 9788763544320
Item Number (DPCI): 248-29-4205
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