The Teaching of King Amenemhat I
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Section 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
HAD WOMEN EVER RAISED TROOPS?
Had rebels ever been nurtured within the home?
Had water ever been opened up, while the canals were being dug,
And with locals at their tasks?
No disaster had come up behind me since my birth.
Never had the like happened - my moment was that of doer of valiant deeds.
Commentary to the translation. Detailed points
within the home In the context of the reign of Amenemhat I, note the resonance 'within'-'Residence'
Had water ever been opened up, while the canals were being dug, And with locals
at their tasks?
Compare the date for the end of the reign in the Life of Sanehat
doer of valiant deeds
Compare 'champion' in section 7
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