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  • It may well be conceived, what an unsavory odor such a mass must exhale; worse than an Assyrian city in the plague, when the living are incompetent to bury the departed.

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  • Stephen Bertman says Assyrians invented excavation to undermine walls of besieged cities.
  • ...the Greeks were in contact with Assyrians.
    Unknown  --  The Epic of Gilgamesh

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