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Most Nile Crocodiles are approximately 4 meters in length, although some have been reported as longer. The kingdoms which came to be known by Arabs and Europeans during the Middle Ages were already well established when much of Western Europe was still inhabited by Celtic tribes. I could thus achieve the task I have undertaken. The Greek system of local government by citizens had now entirely disappeared. Each person had favorite gods or goddesses to whom they prayed and sacrificed.

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