Conclusion: Swords into Plowshares Then and Now
To the Inhabitants of the ancient Near East, certain truths were sell-evident. The earth was flat and the sun went round the earth. Below the surface of the earth was the world where the spirits of the dead resided. Above were the heavens, where most of the gods were located, although some were also present on earth. The gods were a reality, sometimes visible to the naked eye in the form of stars or winds or rivers, but mostly accessible through dreams or through the Intermediacy of specialists such as diviners and prophets.
KeywordsWorld Peace Public Diplomacy Diplomatic Mission Diplomatic Negotiation Irenic Vision
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