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As the independence of the nobility increased, their tombs became larger and were built at increasing distances from the pharaohs. Thus, the Old Kingdom and the Middle Kingdom may be considered together. The army that was already intact was demanding payment which greatly weakened the budget of Rome.... [tags: Ancient History] Agriculture in Ancient Greece - Every idea has a start and a history that can be traced back in time.

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