The Complete Pyramid Sourcebook

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The Middle East is not all desert: "Rivers allowing for productive agriculture were the key factor in the settling of cities" beginning some 6,000 years ago ("Geography: An Ancient and Modern Crossroads"). In Britain, Stonehenge erected according to some unknown astronomical rationale. Mesopotamian rulers sometimes sought to escape divine punishment by temporarily appointing a substitute king whose death might assuage divine anger (Bottero 1992:138-55).

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