Prolegomena to Ancient History: Containing Col (Classic

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This allowed for the growth of a culture different from that which grew up in the Fertile Crescent. The upper class consisted of the pharaoh and his family, rich landowners, priests and doctors. Large, well-planned towns with fortified walls and brick-built buildings had also appeared. Statues of every God were carried or brought on barges, from Karnak to Luxor, the festivities lasted almost a month. Thereafter, not human actions but the unpredictable favor or anger which the gods directed towards individual cities and their rulers accounted for the changing fortunes of city states.

Pages: 462

Publisher: Forgotten Books (June 16, 2012)

ISBN: 1451000707

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