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Praising the goddess : a comparative and annotated re-edition of six Demotic hymns and praises addressed to Isis.
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ISBN: 3110212242 9786613428950 1283428954 3110212250 9783110212242 Year: 2008 Publisher: Berlin de Gruyter,

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In recent decades, the relation between Egyptian and Greek praises of the goddess Isis has received much scholarly attention. The present study, however, focuses on six Demotic hymns and praises directed to this goddess: P. Heidelberg dem. 736 verso, O. Hor 10, Theban Graffiti 3156, 3462, 3445, and P. Tebt. Tait 14. These texts from the second century BC to the second century AD are re-edited in facsimile, transliteration and translation. A commentary to each document discusses philological matters, providing improved readings in some instances. For the first time, the six texts are analyzed

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