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  • By: Ptahhotep
  • Narrated by: Benjamin Regan
  • Length: 1 hr and 20 mins

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By: Ptahhotep
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Summary

The Teachings of Ptahhotep (also known as the Instruction of Ptahhotep or Maxims of Ptahhotep) is a collection of ancient Egyptian wisdom and advice written by the elderly Vizier Ptahhotep around 2350 BCE.

Nominally intended as an aid to his son and heir, Ptahhotep's writings offer a fascinating glimpse into the concerns of the period, from manners, customs, and lofty concerns like virtue, to the everyday and mundane concerns of navigating relationships.

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  • Categories: History

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