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Life and thought in the Greek and Roman world

M. (Max) Cary

Life and thought in the Greek and Roman world

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Published by Barnes & Noble in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civilization, Greco-Roman

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby M.J. Cary and T.J. Haarhoff.
    SeriesUniversity paperbacks
    ContributionsHaarhoff, T. J. 1892-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 355 p.
    Number of Pages355
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13567558M
    OCLC/WorldCa9173040


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