Explain the value in claiming divine authority

World history and culture

Review the websites Imperial CultWhat Is the Mandate of Heaven?, and Divine Right of Kings.

Next, write a post defining each of the three concepts in a single sentence, before exploring the similarities and differences among them. Why do you think these concepts are so similar across great distances and periods of time? Explain the value in claiming divine authority. How did these leaders use the concept of divine authority in practice?

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