References for Theme: Satire of the Trades
- Satire of the Trades, in The Literature of Ancient Egypt
Satire of the Trades, in The Literature of Ancient Egypt
(p.432) 1. The beginning of the teaching which the man of Tjel named Dua-Khety made for his son named Pepy, while he sailed southwards to the Residence to place him in the school of writings among the children of the magistrates, the most eminent men of the Residence.2. Thereupon he spoke to him: Since I have seen those who have been beaten, it is to writings that you must set your mind. See for yourself, it saves one from work. Behold, there is nothing that surpasses writings! They are like a boat upon the water. Read then at the end of...
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