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Need to legitimize the authority of the king other than kinship and responsibility: divine selection or direct divinity From the Epic of Gilgamesh: After he turned his chest Enkidu said to Gilgamesh: the Wild Cow of the Enclosure, Ninsun, your head is elevated over (other) men, A bureaucracy assisted the king. Each of these cities had individual rulers although as early as the mid fourth millenium BC the leader of the dominant city-state was considered to have been the king of the region (ibid) ...

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