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Story of Athens

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


  • European history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Ancient Greece,
  • History / Ancient / General,
  • Ancient - General

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10203622M
ISBN 100415338085
ISBN 109780415338080

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