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  • Of those that began great and ended in a point, there are thousands of examples, for all the Pharaohs and Ptolemies of Egypt, the Caesars of Rome, and the whole herd (if I may such a word to them) of countless princes, monarchs, lords, Medes, Assyrians, Persians, Greeks, and barbarians, all these lineages and lordships have ended in a point and come to nothing, they themselves as well as their founders, for it would be impossible now to find one of their descendants, and, even should…

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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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