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Ancient Greek literature

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Published by Polity Press in Cambridge, UK, Malden, MA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Greece
    • Subjects:
    • Greek literature -- History and criticism.,
    • Greece -- Civilization -- To 146 B.C.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [251]-275) and indexes.

      StatementTim Whitmarsh.
      SeriesCultural history of literature
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPA3052 .W48 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 284 p. ;
      Number of Pages284
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3678920M
      ISBN 100745627919, 0745627927
      LC Control Number2003020332


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