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Irrigation and the use of a 365 day calendar are things we still use today. And, as you know, that really helps when you�re short on time! The Egyptians, too have made more use of omens and prognostics than any other nation.. ." ''There can be no doubt that the Colchians are an Egyptian race. It does appear that some favored neolithic villages eventually grew into cities. This time, we will go back in time to see the history of ancient technology of our ancestors. However, these associations changed over time, and they did not necessarily mean that the god associated with a place had originated there.

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Publisher: Friedman (September 1, 2002)

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