… “We are talking ‘Divine Kingship’ here, are we not?” asks Wen.
“Possibly… Possibly, not. It is not exactly clear is it? One thing is apparent though.”
“At this juncture in time the institution was already ancient.”
“What makes you so sure?”
“The kingly duties listed here would originally have fallen to different individuals.”
“You mean, our king has been busy usurping the functions of his ruling elite?”
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