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Vortrag auf der Tagung "Dating Egyptian Literary Texts" (Göttingen, 9.-12. Juni 2010)

Vortrag auf der Tagung "Dating Egyptian Literary Texts" (Göttingen, 9.-12. Juni 2010)

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    • Dating Egyptian literary texts: lexical approaches Simon D. Schweitzer BBAW, Altägyptisches Wörterbuch
    • Concept of the life span Timeline ---------------------------------------------> Word 1 -------------------------------------- Word 2 --------------------------- Word 3 ------------------------- Word 4 --------------------------- Word 5 ----------------------- Text ********
    • Merikare E 106-107: agsw
    • Khakheperreseneb: qdf
    • DZA & TLA TLA DZA
    • Khakheperreseneb: life span of rare words • Middle Kingdom – New Kingdom (or later): wjn, “to push aside; to reject”; vAbb, “crookedness”; sfn, “to afflict” 3 • Only New Kingdom (or later): nkA, “to think about”; cpp, “strange”; snf, “last year”; qdf, “to gather” 4 • Middle Kingdom stela & Admonitions: jrt.w, “distress” 1
    • Five problems 1. Significance 2. Frequency 3. Change 4. Accident of preservation 5. Transmission of text
    • Sinuhe: nw ym B AOS
    • Ptahhotep § 117: kAU nkA
    • Khety: wtc#f wäA#f wäA#f wäA#j
    • pNebseni, BD 10 pJuja, BD 10
    • Principles for a lexical dating method • Use all words! • Note the frequency! • Neglect the life span!
    • 3 documents • A: I am in the house. You are outside the house. • B: This house is green. • C: John eats the cake.
    • Indexing • A: I am in the house. You are outside the house. • Index: I, be, in, the, house, you, outside
    • General index • I, be, in, the, house, you, outside, this, green, John, eat, cake
    • Document vector • I, be, in, the, house, you, outside, this, green, John, eat, cake • (1|2|1|2|2|1|1|0|0|0|0|0) • I am in the house. You are outside the house.
    • Document vector • I, be, in, the, house, you, outside, this, green, John, eat, cake • (0|0|0|0|0|0|0|0|0|0|0|1) • Cake Cakes
    • Distances between document vectors
    • Hierarchical clustering
    • Nile Merikare Eloquent Hymn Peasant
    • Man for his Man for his Son: only Son: §§ 9ff. remaining manuscripts
    • Teaching Teaching & & Tale Hymn
    • Sinuhe
    • Kemit
    • Fishing, Amenemhat, Mythological Papyrus Moscow, Khakheperreseneb, Shipwrecked Sailor, Man and his Ba
    • Merikare, Ptahhotep, Eloquent Peasant
    • Khety
    • Juru, a Kemit manuscript, Ashmolean Wisdom, Middle Kingdom tale of Horus and Seth, Hordjedef
    • Khety, Man for his Son, pRamesseum II, Sasobek
    • Loyalist Teaching
    • Khety, Man for his Son, UC 32157, Hay, Neferkare
    • Nile Hymn
    • Man for his Son
    • Loyalist Teaching
    • Herdsman, Sporting King
    • Kagemni, DeM 1675, Ptahhotep C, Sinuhe L, Westcar, Admonitions, Neferty
    • Merikare, Ptahhotep, Eloquent Peasant
    • Ptahhotep, Merikare, Eloquent Peasant
    • Ptahhotep, Merikare, Eloquent Peasant, etc.
    • Kagemni, DeM 1675, Ptahhotep C, Sinuhe L, Westcar, Admonitions, Neferty
    • Kagemni, Westcar, Admonitions, Neferty
    • Kagemni, Ptahhotep C Westcar, Admonitions, Neferty