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For the Living and the Dead: The Funerary Laments of Upper Egypt, Ancient and Modern e-book

Author:

Elizabeth Wickett

Language:

English

Category:

History

Subcategory:

World

ePub size:

1994 kb

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Rating:

4.9

Publisher:

I.B.Tauris (April 15, 2010)

Pages:

304

ISBN:

1848850506

For the Living and the Dead: The Funerary Laments of Upper Egypt, Ancient and Modern e-book

by Elizabeth Wickett


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The funeral laments of Upper Egypt have an elaborate and ancient history stretching back more than 5,000 years. The laments - known as idid in Arabic - are composed orally in performance

The funeral laments of Upper Egypt have an elaborate and ancient history stretching back more than 5,000 years. Even the chants of modern-day lamenters, echo the words of their ancestors. Yet this ancient tradition is now under threat from social and political change. The laments - known as idid in Arabic - are composed orally in performance. Elizabeth Wickett explores the The funeral laments of Upper Egypt have an elaborate and ancient history stretching back more than 5,000 years. Even the chants of modern-day lamenters, echo the words of their ancestors

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The Funerary Laments of Upper Egypt, Ancient and Modern. The funeral laments of Upper Egypt have an elaborate and ancient history stretching back more than 5,000 years. Even the chants of modern-day lamenter. The laments – known as idid in Arabic – are composed orally in performance. by Elizabeth Wickett. Published 2010 by I. B. Tauris in London, New York. Funeral music, History and criticism, Laments.

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Elizabeth Wickett travelled extensively in the Nile Valley and over several years she recorded the songs of the women of Luxor who act as professional mourners. Her book For the Living and the Dead: the Funerary Laments of Upper Egypt, Ancient and Modern (IB Tauris, £5. 0) includes vivid portraits of them (photographs and interviews), as well as translations of their intense and enraptured laments. She recognises metaphors and motifs that derive from ancient Egyptian magical incantations to protect the dead.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. She produced the successful documentary For Those Who Sail to Heaven, highlighting the legacy of ancient festival tradition in Luxor, and is the author of For the Living and the Dead: the Funerary Laments of Upper Egypt, Ancient and Modern (.

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For the Living and the Dead. The Funerary Laments of Upper Egypt, Ancient and Modern. An investigation of the tradition and continuity in Egyptian mourning practices. Lise Manniche was educated at the universities of Copenhagen and Cambridge. She is the author of numer-ous books and articles on ancient Egyptian art, music, sex-ual life, perfume, Theban tombs, and especially the Amarna period.

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The funeral laments of Upper Egypt have an elaborate and ancient history stretching back more than 5,000 years. Even the chants of modern-day lamenters, echo the words of their ancestors. Yet this ancient tradition is now under threat from social and political change. The laments - known as idid in Arabic - are composed orally in performance. Elizabeth Wickett explores the performance, motifs and meanings of the laments and reveals their relation to myth, religion, cosmology and the ancient Egyptian funerary texts. The author was given unique access to this fast disappearing tradition, and her book provides a unique cultural archive that will interest Egyptologists, archaeologists, anthropologists, ethnomusicologists and all those with an interest in the language and culture of the Middle East.


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