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However, it was an uncompromising religion that sought to win converts from Egyptian Religion and Greco-Roman religion and threatened popular religious traditions. They generally bought and sold their goods through local brokers, who dealt with the city markets. D. 200 and 900; and the Yorubas and neighboring Edo-speaking people of Benin in southwestern Nigeria during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries A. The royal tours, called the "Following of Horus" made clear that tax revenues were due to the pharaoh as the head of the state.

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