The Instruction of Ptah Hotep None

  • Title: The Instruction of Ptah-Hotep
  • Author: Battiscombe G. Gunn
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  • Page: 329
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    About "Battiscombe G. Gunn"

    1. Battiscombe G. Gunn

      Battiscombe Jack George Gunn was an English Egyptologist Gunn was educated at Bedales School, Westminster School and Allhallows School, Honiton After trying banking, engineering and journalism, he was the private secretary to Pinero from 1908 to 1911 In 1913 he became an assistant to the noted Egyptologist Flinders Petrie He was invalided out of the army after the start of WWI, and then became assistant to Alan Gardiner Gunn was a brilliant young scholar and their discussions spurred them on to produce some of the most important works in modern egyptology Gardiner his Egyptian Grammar and Gunn his Studies in Egyptian Syntax From 1921 to 1922 he assisted Leonard Woolley in the excavations of Amarna He also worked with Cecil Firth in the investigations of the pyramid of Teti He became assistant conservator of the Egyptian Museum in Cairo in 1928 He moved to the University Museum at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia in 1931 as curator of the Egyptian section In 1934 he was appointed Professor of Egyptology at the University of Oxford, a chair he held until his death Unfortunately Gunn devoted his later years to teaching and published relatively little He was given an honorary M.A at Oxford and was elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 1943.

    477 thoughts on “The Instruction of Ptah-Hotep”

    1. Purported to be the oldest book in the world, this volume contains two short volumes, "The Instructions of Ptah-Hotep" and "The Instruction of Ka'Gemni" that are 6000 and 5500 years old respectively. They were translated and released as part of a series exploring Eastern religion around 1900 that was attempting to enlighten Westerners to end animosity between East and West and create better understanding to find harmony amongst humankind. Most of the volumes contained in the series can be found [...]


    2. The translation was from 1912 and was very difficult to understand. Otherwise it is an interesting document, strange to see that more than 5000 years ago people had - more or less - the same issues as today.


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