Morgan Smith is a freelance writer and researcher with a longstanding interest in ancient history. She graduated in 2015 with a Bachelor of Arts in Letters, focusing on classical civilization, Latin language and literature, and anthropology. Her current research explores the astronomy, sacred architecture, and religious philosophy of the ancient near east, particularly of Egypt, but she regularly delves into the origins of Christianity, hermeticism, and Gnostic philosophy.
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