This item fully puts together the relationship between the mystery schools of Egypt, Israel and Greece from around 500 BC. We find Pythagoras as the common link that did the same for Greece.
This all leads us back to the doctrine of the living masters who do incarnate again and again. These individuals are born GOD men who quickly adopt the path of spiritual envelopment involving plenty of meditation and initiating many onto this path.
Of course this all links back to similar schools in India likely originated during the Atlantean era of 2500 BC through 1159 BC
What surely occurred is that obviously talented youths would from be recruited from the barely literate population for training. This produced a class of scholars who carried their ideas back to their communities. Thus we have the natural history of Jesus.as reflected in the New Testament. The Essenes were the local 'college' at Mt Carmet no less..