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Sources in Greek political thought

Donald Kagan

Sources in Greek political thought

from Homer to Polybius

by Donald Kagan

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Published by Free Press in New York .
Written in English

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  • Political science -- Greece -- History -- Sources

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    106,608

    Statemented. by Donald Kagan.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination305 p.
    Number of Pages305
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23265685M
    LC Control Number65012728


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