The Teachings of Ptahhotep: Or, The Instruction of Ptah-Hotep and the Instruction of Ke'gemni: The Oldest Bok in the World (paperback)
Product Descriptionby Ptah Hetep
INTRODUCTION Memorials of the Past--The Land of Darkness--The Time of Ptah-Hotep--Concerning the Book--The Treatise of Ke'Gemni--Date of the Manuscript--An Egyptian Chesterfield--Who was Ptah-Hotep?--His Teaching--Views on Women--The Gods of Egypt--Previous Translations--The Oldest Book Known Is there anything whereof it may be said, See, this is new! It hath been already of old time, Which was before us. There is no remembrance of former things; Neither shall there be any remembrance Of things that are to come With those that shall come after.