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Moreover, despite their divine or divinely protected status, many kings in the early civilizations who proved to be weak, or excessively tyrannical, fell victim to assassination, and Egyptian kings were no exception. The Nile flows into the vast Mediterranean Sea, which formed Egypt’s border to the north. Leo Oppenheim (1964:117) has argued that "real prosperity came to a Mesopotamian city only when it had in its midst the palace of a victorious king."

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Publisher: Oxbow Books (December 31, 1992)

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