"As god endures, there is no misstatement in my utterance!"

The context of the assertions of truthfulness in the biography of Saroy (TT 233)

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Abstract

An analysis of the biographical address to the living in the 19th Dynasty tomb of Saroy (TT23) in the context of the tradition of assertions of truthfulness. The historical circumstances of such claims, their content, and in particular their characteristic lexical items and phrases are considered.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication(Re)productive traditions in Ancient Egypt
Subtitle of host publicationproceedings of the conference held at the University of Liège, 6th - 8th February 2013
EditorsTodd Gillen
Place of PublicationLiège
PublisherPresses Universitaires de Liège
Pages127-148
Number of pages22
ISBN (Print)9782875621269
Publication statusPublished - 2017
Event(Re)productive Traditions in Ancient Egypt - Liège, Belgium
Duration: 6 Feb 20138 Feb 2013

Publication series

NameCollection Aegyptiaca Leodiensia
PublisherPresses Universitaires de Liège
Volume10

Conference

Conference(Re)productive Traditions in Ancient Egypt
CountryBelgium
CityLiège
Period6/02/138/02/13

Keywords

  • Ancient Egypt
  • biography

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    Ockinga, B. G. (2017). "As god endures, there is no misstatement in my utterance!": The context of the assertions of truthfulness in the biography of Saroy (TT 233). In T. Gillen (Ed.), (Re)productive traditions in Ancient Egypt: proceedings of the conference held at the University of Liège, 6th - 8th February 2013 (pp. 127-148). (Collection Aegyptiaca Leodiensia; Vol. 10). Liège: Presses Universitaires de Liège.