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C.), the system faltered, and a century and a half of civil war, the First Intermediate Period, ensued. They trained every day from when the sun rose in the East to when it set in the West, and the training was the harshest known to man to this day from he youngest of ages, the boys were beaten near to death, flogged to test endurance and in most cases were killed during training. Papyrus, used for everything, grew wildly along its banks.

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Publisher: The American University in Cairo Press; Bilingual edition (January 26, 2007)

ISBN: 9773058263

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