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Is there ancient Egyptian literature surviving today?

Middle Kingdom literature is rife with lengthy narrative stories about mortals. The best example is perhaps the Tale of the Shipwrecked Sailor, but there are numerous stories in full or in some ...
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How do we reconcile hierarchical and violent aspects of Ancient Egypt with its nonviolent principle of Maat, as exemplified in negative confessions?

Ancient Egypt wasn't really more violent than other states in antiquity. Violence is inevitable with statecraft, as the defining feature separating governments from other types of organizations is a ...
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What is the likelihood that significant unearthed prehistoric settlements exist beneath cities with continuous habitation?

Before this question gets closed (again): What is the likelihood that significant unearthed prehistoric settlements exist beneath cities with continuous habitation? Very likely People are creatures ...
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Have there been armies who deploy veterans on the first line (and rookies behind?)

Veteran soldiers should be placed where they will count most. When Veterans are placed in the front ranks, sometimes it is in units composed of all veterans, sometimes in small formations spearheading ...
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