Ancient-Egyptian texts

Hymn to Thoth. Papyrus Anastasi III (J.L.Foster)

Praises to you, Lord of the Manor, holy baboon with shining mane, Of pleasing aspect, gentle, charming, loved by all. To him belongs contentment – for he is Thoth who overwhelms the earth with beauty! His headdress is red jasper,…
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Prayer to Thoth for wisdom in His service, papyrus Anastasi V (J.L.Foster; +unknown translator)

Come to me, Djehuty! O glorious sacred Ibis, God, who loves Hermopolis. Scribe of letters to the Ennead. exalted in Heliopolis! Come to me that you may give good counsel and make me wise in your affairs. Your calling is…
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Great Hymn of Horemheb to Thoth (H.E.Winlock)

Praise to Thoth, son of Re, the moon, beautiful in its rising, lord of bright appearings, who illumines the gods,-by the Prince, Count, Fan-Bearer on the King’s Right, Great Army Commander, King’s Scribe, Horemhab, the justified. He saith: -Hail to…
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Great Hymn of Horemheb to Thoth (J.L.Foster)

Worship of Thoth, son of Re, beautiful emergent Moon, lord of appearances, who illumines the gods, by the hereditary prince, mayor, vizier, fan-bearer on the king’s right hand, commander in chief of the armies, royal scribe, Horemheb, vindicated. He says:…
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Prayer to Thoth for wisdom in His service, papyrus Anastasi V (M.Lichtheim)

Come to me, Thoth, O noble Ibis, o god who loves Khmun; o letter-writer of the Ennead, Great one who dwells in Un! Come to me and give me counsel, Make me skillful in your calling; Better is your calling…
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Молитва Тоту о ниспослании умения хорошо писать. Папирус Anastasi V (М.А.Коростовцев)

9.2. Приди ко мне, Тот, ибис прекрасный, бог, любящий Ермополь, писец писем эннеады богов, 9.3. великий в (городе) Уну. Приди ко мне и дай мне советы, сделай (так), чтобы искусен был я в должности твоей. 9.4. прекраснее должность твоя, чем…
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Гимн Тоту. Папирус Anastasi III (М.А.Коростовцев)

4.12. Хвала тебе, владыка дома, павиан с сияющей гривой, сладостный видом (своим), приятный благорасположением (своим), любимый 5.1. всеми. Он из (камня) sHrt , он – (бог) Тот. Освещает он землю красотой своей. То, что на голове его, – из красной…
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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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