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Greek civilisation and character

Arnold Joseph Toynbee

Greek civilisation and character

the self-revelation of ancient Greek society.

by Arnold Joseph Toynbee

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Published by Dent in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature -- Translations from Greek,
  • Hellenism,
  • Greek literature -- Translations into English,
  • Greece -- Civilization

  • Edition Notes

    Extracts from Greek authors.

    SeriesThe Library of Greek thought
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17371591M

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