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History of Greece and of the Greek people

Victor Duruy

History of Greece and of the Greek people

from the earliest times to the Roman conquest

by Victor Duruy

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Published by Kegan Paul, Trench and Trubner .
Written in English


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4 vols.

StatementVictor Duruy ; translated andedited by M.M.Ripley.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13886173M


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