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A Letter from King Ayyab

Dated between 1350 - 1335 BCE

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"Ayyab letter mp3h8880" by Rama - Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 fr via Wikimedia Commons.

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Before Philosophy

 H. Frankfort

Before philosophy, in the strict sense of abstract, critical, and methodical thought, came into being when humanity turned to the perennial problems of self and the universe, were expressed in myths.

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