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Greek historians of the West

Timaeus and his predecessors

by Lionel Ignacius Cusack Pearson

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Published by Published for the American Philological Association by Scholars Press in Atlanta, Ga .
Written in English

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  • Magna Graecia (Italy)
    • Subjects:
    • Magna Graecia (Italy) -- Historiography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Lionel Pearson.
      SeriesPhilological monographs ;, no. 35
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDG55.M3 P32 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 305 p. ;
      Number of Pages305
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2376553M
      ISBN 101555400787, 1555401511
      LC Control Number87004877

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