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2 edition of Stories from Greek history. found in the catalog.

Stories from Greek history.

Marguerite Desmurger

Stories from Greek history.

by Marguerite Desmurger

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Published by World Pub. Co. in Cleveland .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tales -- Greece

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAdapted and translated from the French by Barbara Whelpton. Illustrated by Jacques Pecnard
    SeriesMyths and legends, Myths and legends (Cleveland, Ohio)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination185 p.
    Number of Pages185
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22783925M

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      Greek Mythology: Past and Present. The characters, stories, themes and lessons of Greek mythology have shaped art and literature for thousands of years. reading list for m.a. comprehensive exam - greek history The following list offers required readings and choices for the M.A. in Classical Antiquity, Special Field examination in Greek History. Students are expected to consult with an advisor and finalize a list which will form the basis of .


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