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As manifested historically in various cultures an imperial authority is in this case associated in the same person with a religious authority.


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The king or wang (王 wáng) was the Chinese head of state from the Zhou to Qin dynasties. ... The Imperial cult in Ancient Rome was the worship of the Roman Emperor as a god. ... His Imperial Majesty, Emperor Akihito of Japan The Emperor of Japan (天皇, tennō) is Japans titular head of state and the head of the Japanese imperial family. ... This article refers to the historical Pharaoh. ... The ruler of the Inca Empire (quechua: Inka Qhapaq) used the title of Sapa (the only one) and Apu (divinity). ... The Solomonid dynasty is the traditional royal house of Ethiopia, claiming descent from King Solomon and the Queen of Sheba, who is said to have given birth to the traditional first king Menelik I after her Biblically-described visit to Solomon in Jerusalem. ...

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God Emperor of Dune is a science fiction novel by Frank Herbert published in 1981 — the fourth novel in the Dune series. ...

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God Emperor of Dune - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (5033 words)
God Emperor of Dune is a science fiction novel by Frank Herbert published in 1981 — the fourth novel in the Dune series.
The Bene Gesserit are in the God Emperor's good graces for attempting to warn him of the attack on his convoy and retain his good will even though they bring concentrated spice-essence with them in the hope of triggering his transition to a worm.
Hwi says that she was produced to seduce the God Emperor, to seduce an Atreides, and that he, Duncan, is as much the Atreides ideal as any.
The Emperor Gods of Rome (875 words)
At the same time that Horace was denouncing the decay of Roman customs, emperor Augustus was seeing to not only restoring the old temples but also the building of new ones and all of these were being clad in brilliant marble and embellished with propagandistic art and sculpture.
Emperor Augustus who came after him was extremely careful not to appear autocratic or power hungry at all.
In fact the building was a temple to all the gods (hence the name) and had first been built a century earlier by Agrippa for emperor Augustus.
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