We all know of the Roman and Greek literary and philosophical works which still resonate to this day and read by many. As a an ancient and long old civilization, what works of equal importance do we have from such great civilization? I only know of the "Book of the Dead", which is quite a mythology/religious work.
Secondly, how did the the ancient Egyptians (if they did) influence the neighboring civilizations or the Greeks in the Ptolemaic Period? Did their works affect the west?