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Unformatted text preview: Dynasty VII Manetho- 70 rulers, 70 days each. (no evidence) The Middle Kingdom How did they manage to grow sycamore trees there? Irrigation? The roots growing downward into the rocks? Amenemhat I and III black pyramid Atlas 48-49, 51-53 memorize Joseph's Travels -> Sinhue's story -> Homer's Odyssey ATUM. Apotropaic- turns away evil Asyut- most important city in middle kingdom I. Moral tone-a. Atum's tears and man's creation b. Atum's provisionof a god world c. The pharaoh's claim d. Indivual self-justification e. Moralizing literature i. Ipu wer "the good shepherd" ii. Ptah hotep "proverbs, wisdom literature iii. The misanthrope 1. "my name is abhorred" 2. "to whom a I talking?" iv. The eloquent peasant I. Popular interest, vividness...
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- Spring '08
- The Odyssey, Fourth dynasty of Egypt, Saqqara, Pepi II Neferkare, Pepi II Harkuf Ibi Khety Tef Ibi Hep Zefi Inyotef, Tef Ibi Hep