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The ancient Greeks and Roman civilizations both began their histories with the emergence of city states. Trikuti is the space between the eyebrows. Following oral arguments, Chief Justice William H. Because male captives were often killed, women and children made up the largest number of slaves in some societies. The foreing ministry has afterwards tried to solve the delicate matter, but so far there has been no decision made.
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