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The Ancient historian and his materials

The Ancient historian and his materials

essays in honour of C. E. Stevens on his seventieth birthday

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Published by Gregg in Farnborough, Hants .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stevens, Courtenay Edward,
  • History, Ancient -- Historiography,
  • History, Ancient -- Sources

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Barbara Levick.
    ContributionsStevens, Courtenay Edward, Levick, Barbara
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 251 p., [2] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages251
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23746594M

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