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Greek and Roman authors

Thomas Gwinup

Greek and Roman authors

a checklist of criticism

by Thomas Gwinup

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Published by Scarecrow Press in Metuchen, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Classical literature -- History and criticism -- Bibliography

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Thomas Gwinup and Fidelia Dickinson.
    ContributionsDickinson, Fidelia, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ7016 .G9
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 194 p.
    Number of Pages194
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5290233M
    ISBN 10081080560X
    LC Control Number72010156
    OCLC/WorldCa481274


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