Ancient Egyptian Literature – The Tale of the Eloquent Peasant

Ancient Egyptian Literature – The Tale of the Eloquent Peasant

The tale of the Eloquent peasant is a story from the Middle Kingdom of ancient Egypt but set in the era about a hundred years before, in what is called today as the First Intermediate Period. It is a tale of truth, justice, balance, and righteousness, what the ancient Egyptians called Ma’at. There are many culturally significant facets to this story which will be explained in detail as usual after the conclusion of the story.



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