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historians of Greece and Rome

Stephen Usher

historians of Greece and Rome

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Published by University of Oklahoma Press, Bristol Classical Press in Norman, Okla., U.S.A, Bristol, U.K .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Greece,
  • Rome
    • Subjects:
    • Historians -- Greece -- Biography.,
    • Historians -- Rome -- Biography.,
    • Greece -- Historiography.,
    • Rome -- Historiography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Stephen Usher.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDE9.A1 U84 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 273 p. ;
      Number of Pages273
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2862778M
      ISBN 100806119381
      LC Control Number84025669


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