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Athenian men married out of a sense of civic duty and put off the fateful day until the age of 30 or more, at which time they married girls of half their age whose youth made them more easily controlled. By marrying, the Egyptian woman kept her name with the added-on surname "wife of X". Like the Badari, they lived in villages, and cultivated the fertile Nile valley. The court is surrounded by statues of Ramses III in his Jubilee vestments. We both have 365 days and 12 months in a year. Jacobsen, Thorkild. "Mesopotamian Religions: An Overview."

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Publisher: BiblioBazaar (November 18, 2009)

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