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They love their independence and are content to endure hardship. 700 A. Eventually, pyramids, mummies, Cleopatra, and the Sphinx of Giza became touchstones of this flourishing culture. Uppsala: Boreas, Uppsala Studies in Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Civilizations, 14. A detailed look at the life and teachings of Socrates and his pupil Plato, and at the world of the two founding fathers of history --Herodotus, the first Greek historian, and Thucydides, the first to write a thorough and fair account of his own times.

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