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Iji Egyptian literature as a mirror of human thought and literature, the story and the novel, myth and religious poetry and literature, literature of advice and wisdom. It is possible that, at least prior to death, the Shang monarch, like the succeeding Western Chou ones, was viewed as essentially human Despite such gaps in our knowledge, the available evidence does not contradict the proposition that, in general, claims of royal divinity varied according to the degree of social and geographical distance that existed between a ruler and the bulk of his subjects, and hence were more extreme in early territorial states than in city states.

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