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On occasion, however, he may well have done; many commanders in subsequent history have charged into battle in person when conditions called for this kind of example. Why did the first complex, politically centralized civilizations materialize along rivers? This results from the fact that there was tremendous development of religious ideas throughout the 3,000 years of Egyptian civilization, yet few concepts were discarded; instead, they were layered upon each other in an ever more complex and seemingly convoluted manner.

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