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4 edition of Later Greek religion. found in the catalog.

Later Greek religion.

Edwyn Robert Bevan

Later Greek religion.

by Edwyn Robert Bevan

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Published by AMS Press in [New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Greece,
  • Greece.
    • Subjects:
    • Philosophy, Ancient.,
    • Religious thought -- Greece.,
    • Greek literature -- Translations into English.,
    • Greece -- Religion.

    • Edition Notes

      A compilation of extracts in English from Greek authors.

      StatementLondon, J. M. Dent, New York, E. P. Dutton, 1927.
      SeriesThe Library of Greek thought,, LGT 9, Library of Greek thought ;, v. 4.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBL781 .B4 1973
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxl, 234 p.
      Number of Pages234
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4919033M
      ISBN 100404078079
      LC Control Number76179282

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