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"Then—suddenly, unexpectedly, inexplicably—the Near East witnessed the blossoming of the greatest civilization imaginable, a civilization in which our own is firmly rooted." —Chapter 1, page 11

"There were also references to efforts to resurrect the dead, especially if they happened to be gods:
Upon the corpse, hung from the pole, / they directed the Pulse and the Radiance; / Sixty times the Water of Life, / Sixty times the Food of Life, / they sprinkled upon it; / And Inanna arose.
Were some ultramodern methods, about which we can only speculate, known and used in such revival attempts?" —Chapter 2, page 35



"Who were these Gods of Heaven and Earth, divine yet human, always headed by a pantheon or inner circle of twelve deities?" —Chapter 3, page 87

"And all the corridors of all the temples have led us to one source: Sumer." —Chapter 3, page 87

"The Old Testament called the 'angels' of...

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