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Who"s who in the classical world

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Oxford University Press , New York
Classical biography -- Dictiona
Statementedited by Simon Hornblower and Tony Spawforth.
GenreDictionaries.
SeriesOxford paperback reference
ContributionsSpawforth, Antony.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDE7 .H67 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 440 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3962623M
ISBN 100192801074
LC Control Number2001266634

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