Story: Old woman's song (2nd version)
Old woman's song (2nd version)
The old She-Hyena carries away the old woman who has been left lying alone in her hut.
1) This song and its accompanying notes (see p.2160v) refer to the custom of geriatricide and the treatment of the old and infirm, 2) This story is found in Book XXIII
Poetry, History (Early Race), Custom and daily life
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