The Eloquent Peasant

The Eloquent Peasant is an Ancient Egyptian story about a peasant, Khun-Anup, who stumbles upon the property of the noble Rensi son of Meru, guarded by its harsh overseer, Nemtynakht. It is set in the Ninth or Tenth Dynasty around Herakleopolis.

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The Eloquent Peasant - Story Summary
... The story begins with a peasant, Khun-anup, and his donkey stumbling on to the lands of the noble Rensi son of Meru ... Khun-anup could find none, but the magnificent speech of the eloquent peasant convinced Rensi to continue to consider his case ... The king was impressed, but ordered the peasant not be given justice just yet and his petitions to be put in writing ...

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