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Earliest worlds

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by Eleni SikeМЃlianoМЂs

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Published by Coffee House Press, Distributed to the trade by Consortium Book Sales & Distribution in Minneapolis, St. Paul, MN .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementEleni Sikelianos.
ContributionsSikélianòs, Eleni.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3569.I4128 B58 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination219 p. ;
Number of Pages219
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6795604M
ISBN 101566891140
LC Control Number00065891
OCLC/WorldCa45610471

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The earliest literary author known by name is Enheduanna, a Sumerian priestess and public figure dating to ca. the 24th century BCE. Certain literary texts are difficult to date, such as the Egyptian Book of the Dead, which was recorded in the Papyrus of Ani around BCE, but other versions of the book probably date from about the 18th.

The Buddhist text known as the Diamond Sutra is believed to be the oldest surviving printed book in the world. Made in AD and written in Chinese, the text contains a significant dialogue on perception, and is one of the most important sacred works of the Buddhist faith.3/5(1).

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