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Plutarch

Plutarch

Plutarch

life of Kimon

by Plutarch

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Published by Institute of Classical Studies, University of London in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cimon, d. ca. 450 B.C.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPlutarch ; with translation and commentary by A. Blamire.
    SeriesClassical handbook,, 2, Bulletin supplement / Institute of Classical Studies, University of London ;, 56, Bulletin supplement (University of London. Institute of Classical Studies) ;, no. 56.
    ContributionsBlamire, A.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA4369.C7 P55 1989
    The Physical Object
    Pagination224 p. ;
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1926273M
    ISBN 100900587571
    LC Control Number90139744


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