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Classical literature and its times

Joyce Moss

Classical literature and its times

profiles of notable literary works and the historical events that influenced them

by Joyce Moss

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Published by Thomson Gale in Farmington Hills, MI .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Classical literature -- History and criticism,
  • Literature and history -- Rome,
  • Literature and history -- Greece

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJoyce Moss.
    SeriesWorld literature and its times -- v. 8
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA3003 .M67 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxl, 469 p. :
    Number of Pages469
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18001824M
    ISBN 100787660388
    LC Control Number2006905345


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