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To Life!

historical-nonfiction:

Ancient Egyptians’ life expectancy was about forty. That seems young, until you put it in context. The Romans, who were dominant long after Egyptian civilization declined, had a life expectancy of twenty-eight. Medieval Europeans had a life expectancy of thirty, actually better than when under one of the “great” empires!

(Reblogged from historical-nonfiction)
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