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Early historians such as Herodotus, Strabo and Diodorus Siculus studied and wrote about the land which became viewed as a place of mystery. Even after they were conquered Egyptian culture existed until about 300 CE (AD) before it was replaced with Greek, Christian, and later Islamic culture. Ancient Nippur was the site of the chief temple to Enlil, while Babylon was the location of Marduk's sanctuary. Holding the position was usually a man that was old and wise.

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