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culture of ancient Greece and Rome

Franz J. Friedrich Poland

culture of ancient Greece and Rome

a general sketch

by Franz J. Friedrich Poland

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Published by G.G. Harrap & Co., ltd. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civilization, Greco-Roman.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 317-319.

    Statementby F. Poland, E. Reisinger and R. Wagner; authorized translation from the 2d German ed. (1924) by John Henry Freese ... With about a hundred and forty half-tone illustrations, maps and plans.
    ContributionsReisinger, Ernst, b. 1884 joint author., Wagner, Richard Anton, 1860-, joint author., Freese, John Henry. tr.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination334, [1] p.
    Number of Pages334
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16355877M


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