1. Ancient Egyptian

Ежедневная молитва Тоту (Б.Тураев)

О боги небесные! о боги земные!.. восточные! Придите и посмотрите на Тота, увенчанного уреем. Он возложил на себя две короны в Уну, чтобы царствовать над людьми. Ликуйте в чертоге Кеба тому, что он совершил. Молитесь ему, возвышайте его, величайте его,…
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Praising Thoth in the course of every day (translator unknown)

O you Netjeru in heaven, O you netjeru on Earth! You Southerners, Northerners, Westerners, Easterners, come and behold Djehuty, how He shines forth in His crown which the two lords in Hermopolis have set in place for Him, in order…
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Prayer to Thoth – papyrus Sallier I (unknown translator)

O Djehuty, place me in Khmun, your city, where life is pleasant! You supply me what I need in bread and beer, you keep watch over my mouth when speaking. Would that I had Djehuty behind me at the Judgement!…
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From the “Memphite Theology” (J.P.Allen)

Through the heart and through the tongue something developed into Atum’s image. And great and important is Ptah, who gave life to all the gods and their kas as well through this heart and this tongue 5 through which Horus…
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From the Berlin “Hymn to Ptah” (J.P.Allen)

Worshipping Ptah, father of the gods, Ta-tenen, eldest of the originals, at daybreak. Recitation: Greetings, Ptah, father of the gods, Ta-tenen, eldest of the originals, . . . 5 who begot himself by himself, without any developing having developed; who…
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Вотивная стела рисовальщика Небра в честь Амуна

…Я хочу создавать гимны во имя его: Я хочу возносить ему хвалу до высоты неба и до границ земли, я хочу возвещать о проявлениях его могущества тому, кто плывет вверх по течению, и тому, кто плывет вниз по течению. Остерегайтесь…
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Hymn to Ptah (Shabaka Stone)

The origins of a hymn to Ptah date to the Nineteenth Dynasty (1307-1196 BCE) at Memphis. One version, copied on a slab of black granite known as the Shabaka Stela, was recovered by British archaeologists in Egypt in the 1830s….
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Hymn and praise to Ptah by king Ramses III (Papyrus Harris I)

The prayers, praises, adorations, laudations, might deeds and benefactions, which King UserMaatRa MeryAmon (Ramses III), Life, Power, Health, the Great God, did for His father Ptah, the Great, “South of His Wall”, the Lord of Life of the Two Lands;…
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Prayer to Ptah, Sakhmet, Ptah-Sokar, and Osiris (Statue of Horemheb in New York)

A gift of the living king to Ptah South of his Wall, Sakhmet, beloved of Ptah, Ptah-Sokar, lord of Shetyt, and Osiris, lord of Rosetau: May you all allow my Soul to come forth in the day to see the…
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Great Hymn of Horemheb to Thoth (M.Lichtheim)

Adoration of Thoth, Son of Ra, Moon, Of beautiful rising, Lord of appearings, Light of the Gods, By the Prince, Count, Fan-bearer on the King’s right, Great Troop-commander, Royal Scribe, Horemheb, whose word is right and true, he says: Hail…
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