Greek view of barbarians in the Hellenistic age
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Greek view of barbarians in the Hellenistic age as derived from representative literary and artistic evidence from the Hellenistic period by Christabel Lacy

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Published by University of Colorado in [Boulder] .
Written in English


  • Greeks,
  • Ethnology -- Greece.

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Statementby Christabel Lacy.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 363 leaves :
Number of Pages363
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22029399M

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