2 - Can a single city have multiple copies of the same building as long as they are not limited? For example, can one city build 2 harbors?
Take the Egyptians.
Research Code of Laws.
Spam Trading Posts for free.
Devote your city and cross your fingers for cultural great people.
Find another deserty area and build a second city.
Spam more trading posts for free 'til the're all gone.
Devote your cities and cross your fingers for anti army culture cards.
Scoff at your opponents lack of culture as you cruise to the end of the track.